Crash knocks out power

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SALT LAKE CITY -- About 1,000 residents were without power early Tuesday morning because of an overnight car crash.

A driver smashed his car into a power pole in the area of 1200 West and 600 North just before midnight. The pole landed on his car, but he wasn't injured.

The driver told police he's been sick and dozed off while driving.

The crash knocked out power to almost 3,000 people. Rocky Mountain Power hoped to restore all electricity by 8 a.m.

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