Traffic Wreck Near Chatfield Knocks Over Power Pole
Chatfield, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department is trying to locate the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a power pole early Tuesday morning near Chatfield.
A spokesman says the incident happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 10,500 block of 110th Street SE, a few miles west of Chatfield. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a support cable and broke the power pole.
A nearby resident heard a noise and then discovered electric service to his home had been cut off. He saw a pickup truck drive off but could not get a good description.
Damage to the pole and equipment was put at $5,000.