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Crash brings down transformer, live powerlines down on car in Vernon

Crew's repairing downed power lines in Vernon

VERNON — Vernon Police say one person was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries after a crash.

According to police, the crash happened on Route 83 between Dobson Road and Wilshire Road. The car had crashed into a pole. The driver became trapped in the car after the lines fell. Rescue crews were able to rescue the driver.

Power had been cut for about a half hour to around 1,500 homes in the area so repairs could be made safely.

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