Car crashes into utility pole, causes outage in area

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Almost 2,000 people are without power late Saturday night after a crash on the east side of Columbus.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a car hit a pole on El Paso Drive and caused an outage in the area.

AEP says they hope to restore power by midnight. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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