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Stolen car crashes into power pole after chase in Southeast Fresno

August 8, 2012 12:42:58 AM PDT
A man is in jail Wednesday after police say he crashed a stolen vehicle into a power pole in Southeast Fresno.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning on Winery and Hamilton. Police say officers were in the area for an unrelated call, when they spotted the suspect speeding. After running the license plate number, they realized the car was reported stolen.

Police were chasing the man when he lost control of the car and crashed into a pole. No injuries were reported.

PG&E replaced the pole but there are no reports of power outages.


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