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White City fatal car crash causes power outage, road closure

WHITE CITY, Ore. – 5:30 pm Update: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office confirms the White City car accident was fatal, killing the driver.

JCSO says preliminary details indicate a Toyota Tacoma was driving at high speed when it struck a power pole and a parked semi-truck. The truck then caught fire. The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead on scene.

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Drivers along Avenue A in White City can expect delays after a car accident.

According to Jackson County Roads, the roadway is closed between Atlantic Avenue and Kershaw Road.

Courtesy Google Maps

Pacific Power is also reporting a power outage in the area due to a vehicle crash. According to the website, 412 people are without power and it is expected to be restored by 5 p.m.

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