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Vehicle crashes into utility pole; driver flees

The incident at Brook and W. Lee Streets was reported at 6:42 a.m. (Source: Google Maps) The incident at Brook and W. Lee Streets was reported at 6:42 a.m. (Source: Google Maps)
The driver got away. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News) The driver got away. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News)
The incident did not affect nearby schools. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News) The incident did not affect nearby schools. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Brook Street was closed at West Lee Street for a time Tuesday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole. The driver drove away from the scene.

A MetroSafe dispatcher said there were low-hanging wires in the area.

A Metro police officer at the scene said it appeared a work truck hit the pole and then left the scene.

An LG&E crew was on site because of hot wires. The northbound lanes of Brook Street remained closed until workers completed the necessary repairs.

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The crash was reported at 6:42 a.m. Tuesday.

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