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Crash sends driver to hospital, snaps power pole

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A driver is recovering after his car slammed into a power pole.

Huntsville police say the man was driving west on Mastin Lake Road around 1 a.m. Wednesday when his car crashed, splitting the power pole in two.

Huntsville Utilities blocked a westbound lane on Mastin lake to replace the pole. There was no word on outages.

The driver is in Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said they believe alcohol was involved.

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