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Dump truck brings down power lines in Mt. Juliet

Staff Reports • Sep 18, 2017 at 11:46 AM

A dump truck crashed into a utility pole Monday morning that trapped the driver and brought live power lines down around him.

Mt. Juliet firefirefighters and WEMA officials responded to the incident, clearing the power lines so the driver could get out of the truck.

According to Mt. Juliet fire Deputy Chief Chris Allen, no injuries were reported in the incident.

Josh Clendenen with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. said workers hoped to have the power lines restored Monday by 2 p.m. 

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