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Semi-Truck Crashes Into Power Pole, Causes Small Outage

A semi-truck lost control and struck a pole in Allied Gardens, taking out power lines and causing a small outage Wednesday morning. 

The truck crashed into a power pole near the intersection of Orcutt Avenue and Carthage Street just after 6:15 a.m. At about the same time, San Diego Gas & Electric reported a power outage in the area.

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At least four customers were without power as utility crews assessed the downed lines. Repairs were expected to take until 10 a.m.

It was not clear what caused the semi-truck to lose control and veer off the roadway. 

No injuries were reported. 

No other information was available.

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