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Car Strikes Pole on Summer Ave., Knocking Out Power

The crash happened early Thursday morning.

File photo,
File photo,
Power was knocked out to many residents in the southern part of town Thursday morning after police said a car struck a utility pole.

The crash happened at about 6:30 a.m. 

Power was restored by about 9 a.m. Police said anyone still experiencing outages should call the Reading Municipal Light Department at 781-944-1340.

Several telephone line outages were also reported.
Ron Powell May 01, 2014 at 11:41 AM
According to my blinking alarm clock, we regained power at around 5:30 am.
Linnea May 01, 2014 at 01:49 PM
My phone is still out of service.

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