Fire truck hits utility pole, continues on to accident

According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, the fire truck was headed south on Lutheran Church en route to a two-vehicle crash at Mile Road and South Lutheran Church. The fire truck apparently lost control and hit the pole, which brought down wires onto a vehicle.

No one was injured.

It is unclear whether the fire truck stopped after hitting the pole.

The downed pole knocked out power to 242 Dayton Power & Light customers, according to DP&L's online outage map. That number was down to about 50 reported outages by 9:30 p.m., but four to five customers in the area will be without power until the pole is replaced, DP&L Operations Manager Georgene Dawson said early Monday evening.

The pole was expected to be replaced, and the transformer reattached, by about midnight, she said.

The fire truck did continue to the crash at Mile and South Lutheran Church, which was determined to be minor, according to reports from the scene. At least one person was taken to a hospital.

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