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Residents lose power after car sheers power pole

Residents lose power after car sheers power pole

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RICHLAND, WA - Power is back on in Richland after a car sheered into a power pole early Friday morning. 

Richland Police tell NBC Right Now a car sheered the pole near Ace Hardware on Keene Road. Officers say the driver sheered the pole, causing it to get tangled in the power lines. Those living nearby lost power because of the accident.

The driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Richland Police had to close down part of Keene while city crews worked to get the pole down and restore power.

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