Vehicle hits light pole, causing it to fall across SR 161 near Eatonville

Staff writerOctober 17, 2013 

A light pole fell across state Route 161 north of Eatonville Thursday when a vehicle left the roadway and broke the pole at its base, State Patrol trooper Guy Gill said.

The crash happened just after 6:30 p.m. on the highway, near 352nd Street East.

Gill said the wreck involved minor injuries that were treated at the scene, and that as of 9:15 p.m. the power company was on scene and a detour was in place.

He expected the road to be cleared shortly.

What caused the crash was still being investigated.

alexis.krell@thenewstribune.com

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