Crash takes down power pole, shuts down major Wade Avenue intersection, Raleigh police say

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A single-vehicle crash Thursday morning took down a power pole and shut down a major intersection, Raleigh police said.

A photo of the downed power pole (Photo: City of Raleigh). CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE

The crash, which occurred around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Wade Avenue and Dixie Trail, only involved one vehicle and no one was injured, according to authorities.

The crash did knock down a power pole and crews were on scene for hours working to make repairs.

The road reopened sometime after 10 a.m., police said.

No power outages were reported in the area and police did not say if the driver will face any charges in connection with the crash.

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