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Driver Under The Influence Strikes Power Pole In Jerome

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By Brittany Cooper

Jerome County, Idaho (KMVT) Emergency crews responded to a car accident in Jerome County.

The accident happened Saturday around 8:30 p.m.

Jerome County Sheriff Doug McFall tells us the driver of a pick–up truck struck a power pole at 5191 Silver Beach Drive.

The crash was alcohol–related and the driver sustained moderate injuries. He was transported by Jerome Paramedics.

Jerome Rural Fire performed the extrication, while Idaho Power is on scene repairing a down power line.

The crash is still under investigation.


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