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The call came in around 2 o’clock this afternoon for a rollover motor vehicle accident with injury on Veterans Memorial Drive.

The vehicle apparently struck a utility pole just north of Home Depot, shearing it at the base, knocking down wires and a transformer in the roadway.

The driver has apparently told officers that he swerved to avoid hitting a deer and struck the utility pole.

The passenger sustained non-life-threatening injury and was transported to the hospital.

The crash has caused a power outage around the area.

There is a power outage surrounding the area stretching from Kelsey Road East to 98 and from South Main Street North past Galloway Road effecting over 700 customers.

Estimated restoration time is 4:15 p.m. according to National Grid's website.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area for the time being.

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