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Vehicle Hits Power Pole, Knocks Out Power Near Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — Cal Fire and CHP are responding to reports of a vehicle into a power pole on Road 415 near Texas Mine Flat Road.

There are live wires down and a power pole blocking both lanes of Road 415.

Power has been reported out from Deadwood to Coarsegold.

PG&E outage reports indicate nearly 1,100 homes without power. Estimated time to restore power is 8:45 p.m., though that will likely change.

Firefighters at scene report one vehicle 25 feet off the roadway, and no fire threat to the vegetation.

County Roads is en route to implement a hard closure. PG&E arrived at scene at 6:20 p.m.

We will update as more information becomes available.

See maps below for location of accident and power outage area. Click to enlarge.


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