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Man Crashes Van Into Street Light

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Yakima, WA - A man crashed his van into a street light early this morning, leaving a live power line on the ground for hours.  Police say the man was drunk when he ran into the pole on the corner of Tieton Drive and 9th Avenue.  He hit the pole around 2:30 this morning, and power was finally cut from the active line four hours later.  The man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.