Driver uninjured after striking power pole

At close to 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on County Road 580 in Athens, the driver of this 2010 Toyota Tundra lost control and struck a power pole. The driver was not injured, but could not exit the truck due to live downed power lines. Englewood Rural Fire, Athens Rural Fire, AMR, Athens Utilities, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol all responded with THP Officer James Dalton investigating the accident.

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