Crash knocks out power for Lansing neighborhood

LANSING − Homes in a Lansing neighborhood lost electricity Saturday morning after a driver struck a utility pole, downing power lines.

Officers from the Lansing Police Department responded to the scene of a crash at about 3:30 am in the 1000 block of North Cedar Street, according to Sgt. Lance Leiter. The driver, a man in his mid-30s, said Leiter, was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Head did not release a hometown for the man.

No other injuries were reported and the crash remains under investigation, he said. It was not clear what caused the crash.

The Lansing Board of Water and Light was also called to the scene, Leiter said.

It’s unclear how many customers lost power. A message was left with BWL.

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