West Street in Vernon Reopens After Car Hits Pole

An accident briefly knocked out power to hundreds of people in Vernon Wednesday afternoon.

Police said a vehicle crashed into a pole on West Street between West Main and Union streets and took out a power line. The road is currently closed in the area and Eversource crews have been called in to make repairs.

There is no word on injuries from the crash.

Eversource intially listed 260 without power, but as of 1:45 p.m. power had been restored to all customers.

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