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Traffic alert: utility pole down on East Maxwell

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Posted at 7:57 AM, Jul 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 12:14:00-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — East Maxwell Street is back open after Lexington Police said a man crashed into a utility pole with a vehicle, causing the road to shut down.

Police said they responded to the crash around 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

Officers said they believe the driver was likely under the influence and an arrest was made.

KU responded and re-installed the utility pole.

KU works on utility pole