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Snapped pole closes road, knocks out power near Hamburg

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:46:08 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 04:52:03 PM CDT

A pickup truck struck a utility pole near Hamburg, Berks Co., on Monday, causing the pole to fall and knocking out electricity to nearby homes.

WINDSOR TWP., Pa. -

A pickup truck struck a utility pole near Hamburg, Berks Co., on Monday, causing the pole to fall and knocking out electricity to nearby homes.

The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Schappell Road in Windsor Twp., Berks Co.

The pole snapped at its base, causing it to fall across the road.

No one was injured.

Met-Ed reported 15 customers in the area were without electricity as a result of the accident.