Alleged DUI crash leaves dozens without power: police

Brandon Addeo
York Dispatch

A number of Dallastown residents were without power after an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into a utility pole early Monday morning. 

The crash occurred on West Maple Street at about 2 a.m., according to the York Area Regional Police. A vehicle struck a pole with a transformer, causing it to fall over, which cut off power to many area residences. 

Police said an intoxicated driver crashed into this pole on  West Maple Street in Dallastown, causing a power outage.

Between 20 and 100 electric customers were without power, and crews responded to repair the damage, according to information from FirstEnergy. The electric company said power was restored for most customers by 4:30 p.m.

Police did not identify the driver Monday. 

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