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Oversized load takes down power poles in dash cam video


A dash cam captured the moment that a truck hauling an oversized load brought down multiple power poles in Pennsylvania earlier today.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, on Route 61 in Berks County near Leesport, Pennylvania, according to WFMZ.

In the dash cam clip, you can see the truck hitting a low hanging wire and getting caught, eventually bringing down multiple power poles and wires before the truck came to a stop.

SR 61 Sounthbound Oversized load entangled with wires which pulled several utility poles down. Southbound 61 will be…

Posted by Northern Berks Regional Police Department on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

About 250 customers lost power as a result of the incident.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Northern Berks Regional Police Department.

You can view the dash cam clip below.


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