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4000 W. shut down in Taylorsville after vehicle hits power pole

Posted at 4:18 PM, Feb 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-24 23:28:01-05

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — 4000 West in Taylorsville closed down Sunday, after a jeep hit a power pole, causing the pole to become unstable.

Sgt. Melody Gray with the Unified Police Department said the accident occurred at 3:38 p.m. near 6200 South and 3920 West.

Gray stated that a jeep was hit by another car, causing it to crash into the power pole. A 44-year-old man was inside the vehicle, and had to be extricated, Gray said.

Gray said the power pole was unstable after the accident, so Rocky Mountain Power was en-route to fix the pole.

4000 W. was shut down Sunday while crews worked to clean up the accident.