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Thousands without power after stolen car crash in Auburn

Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 6:27 pm    

AUBURN, WA – Over a thousand customers were left without power when the driver of a stolen car crashed into a power pole in Auburn on Wednesday.

According to the Auburn Examiner, the driver was headed north on R Street NE when they lost control and crashed near 6th Street NE at about 3 a.m. The 2008 Honda Pilot struck the base of the pole then spun 180 degrees into a stump in the front lawn of a private residence.

Witnesses reported seeing two people flee from the vehicle.

Authorities found drug paraphernalia, open bottles of alcohol, and cannabis inside the vehicle, which turned out to be stolen.

1,065 customers lost power for hours due to the downed pole.

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