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Boat hits utility pole, knocks out power lines

Published On: Apr 10 2013 08:33:43 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 11 2013 04:38:02 AM CDT

Boat knocks out power lines

LOWER TOWAMENSING TWP., Pa. -

An accident involving a boat in has not only caused a road closure but it's also knocked out power for a number of people.

It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Hahns Diary Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Crews on the scene say a boat somehow came loose from where it was stationed in a driveway.

The boat rolled down the driveway, crossed the street and hit a utility pole.

Officials say the road is closed until they can clean up the mess.

No word on how many people lost power.