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Hundreds lose power after car hits utility pole

Hundreds of customers were without power in Rowan County Saturday morning after a vehicle crashed into a power pole.

N.C. Highway Patrol Troopers said a driver went off the road and slammed into a power pole, causing it to slant. The collision happened around 1 a.m. on Old Concord Road and Yost Road in Salisbury.

Minor injuries were reported, but no one was taken to the hospital.

Power was restored to the 600 customers by 10:00 a.m.

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