Driver Trapped In Truck While Power Company Removes Power Pole

Photo Courtesy of David Rogers

A tractor trailer hit a power pole while attempting to make a right turn on a side street Tuesday night.

According to a responder at the scene, the tractor trailer snapped the power pole in half while attempting to turn, leaving the pole on top of the truck.

The incident happened at the intersection of Lander St and Gossett Dr in Williamston.

The driver was removed out of the trailer safely. Duke Energy is at the scene now to remove the power pole.

The Williamston Fire Department and Police Department responded to the incident.

Duke Energy is reporting that 45 customers are without power due to the incident.

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