Athens Review, Athens, Texas

October 31, 2012

Power pole shattered

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The Athens Review

Athens — A crew from Oncor and other workers remove a power pole that was shattered when a power pole slammed into it on State Highway 19 south of Athens, Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses said the pick up blew a front tire, lost control, then sheared light pole as it jack knifed,. The occupants, a man and woman from Mississippi escaped injury. Virginia Hill Water Company and other utilities had to be contacted before the truck could be removed.