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Crash into pole cuts power to Beaverton homes

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BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) -

A crash in Beaverton cut the power to plenty of homes Monday afternoon

Police said a Jeep Cherokee veered off the roadway and hit a power pole, shearing it in half, at Southwest Ninth and Tucker Avenue.

After hitting the pole, the Jeep crashed into a fire hydrant. The driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries.

PGE sent crews out to replace the pole and repair the damages.

By 3:30 p.m., PGE's website reported more than 100 customers without power. Traffic in the area was blocked while repair work was being done.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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