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Ice cream truck crashes and knocks out power to residences

June 14, 2015

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — An ice cream truck has knocked out power to some Cape Cod residences after hitting a utility pole.

The crash happened Saturday around the 800 block of Scenic Highway. WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1C729L1) police responding to reports of a crash found an ice cream truck had hit a utility pole on the side of the highway.

The crash caused about 250 people to lose power in the area, the station reported. Power was restored by about 6 p.m., and the highway was back open to traffic by 9 p.m.

Police on Sunday said the crash is still under investigation. They have not released the name of the truck driver, who had been taken to the hospital with serious injuries, WPRI reported.

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