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Car Crash Knocks Out Power to West Peabody Homes

A light pole snapped in half after a car crashed into it Sunday afternoon.

An undetermined number of homes in West Peabody lost power Sunday afternoon after a car accident on Elizabeth Lane.

Peabody Municipal Light Plant says a vehicle crashed into a light pole at 24 Elizabeth Ln. and the pole was snapped in half, bringing down wires and the transformer.

A PMLP crew was still on scene around 3 p.m., replacing the pole and transformer. The crash was first reported around 2 p.m.

Peabody police say the vehicle apparently drove off after hitting the pole.

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