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Driver Falls Asleep and Crashes into Utility Pole

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ORANGEVILLE — Police think a driver dozed off just before a wreck in Columbia County.

According to police, the driver lost control of his SUV, hit an embankment, and eventually ended up leaning on a utility pole on Route 487 in Orangeville.

Officials said the 19-year-old driver was not hurt in the crash just before 5:00p.m. on Monday.

According to authorities, PPL crews had to fix the pole after the crash in Columbia County.


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