Car crashes into light pole, downs power lines in Alton

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ALTON, IL (KTVI)-At one point early Sunday, nearly 12,000 Ameren Illinois customers were without power Sunday morning in Alton, IL. Officials say a car hit a street light that pole fell on power lines, knocking out electricity.

Crews worked quickly to fix the damage. As of 7:30AM Sunday, all power had been restored.

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