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Car takes down utility pole in Latham

Posted at: 02/26/2013 7:41 AM
Updated at: 02/26/2013 10:52 AM
By: Joel Arnone

LATHAM - A car drove through a utility pole near the Newton Plaza on Route 9 in Latham early Tuesday morning.

Police say the driver fell asleep at the wheel. He was not injured.

Power was not lost, but Route 9 was reduced down to one lane. Police said at 5:45 a.m. that both lanes were back open.