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Cheney Power Outage After Semi Wrecks Power Pole

CHENEY, Wash. - Residents of Cheney lost power Friday afternoon after a semi truck crashed into a power pole at Washington and Elm Streets. The crash happened around 2 p.m. and power was knocked out to most residents for about 15 minutes.

Fire and Police crews said that a moving truck hit a power pole. That pole came crashing down onto a pickup truck that was parked near the pole. Two other power poles were damaged in the wreck because they were pulled part way over by the first pole.

There were no injuries in the wreck. Power to the immediate area around the crash site was still out at the time of this report. It's unclear at this point if the driver of the moving truck will be cited.

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