Power Pole Falls onto Car in South Sacramento

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A power pole fell onto a car Tuesday morning in South Sacramento.

Sacramento Fire crews were on the scene at Mack Road and Franklin Boulevard to help with the cleanup.

It was not immediately clear what caused the pole to fall or if anyone was hurt.

SMUD service was interrupted for more than 14,000 customers nearby, in the Cosumnes River College area but officials have not said if the downed pole and the power outage were in any way related.

The downed power pole appeared to have affected nearby traffic signals.