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Pickup hits power pole in Hilmar

HILMAR -- One person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries after an accident this morning on August Avenue at Highway 165 in Hilmar, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A pickup truck reportedly hit a power pole about 7:50 a.m. The impact broke the pole, sent a transformer down and oil leaked, according to the CHP.

Information was not available as to whether the crash had caused any power outages. Turlock Irrigation District was reportedly called to the scene.

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