Vehicle crashes through power pole south of Grants Pass

Murphy, Ore. – Josephine County firefighters responded to a single vehicle crash that occurred around 4:20 a.m. on New Hope Road south of Grants Pass.

Rural Metro Fire said a vehicle crashed through a power pole and came to rest in a field.

The two people in the vehicle told first responders they weren’t hurt in the crash.

Firefighters said this was the second time in less than a month the same power pole was hit by a vehicle.

Investigators are looking into the crash and trying to determine whether slick road, speed or intoxicants were a factor.

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