Suspected Drunk Driver Takes Out Power Pole


A Plain City roadway was shut down for several hours after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a power pole.

It happened early Monday morning on Smith Calhoun Road at North Drive.

Police said the driver may have fallen asleep behind the wheel.

He was not injured in the crash.

West Jefferson Police took the driver into custody.  Officers say they will test his blood alcohol level.

His car got caught in an electrical line, causing Ohio Edison crews to have to replace the entire pole.

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