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Emergency workers respond to a crash Sunday evening at the corner of Fourth Street and Main Avenue in Fargo. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Driver arrested after hitting light pole

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Driver arrested after hitting light pole
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A man was arrested Sunday evening in Fargo on suspicion of drunken driving after he hit a light pole near Main Avenue and Fourth Street, knocking the pole into Main Avenue.

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Light poles are designed to break away when they're hit to minimize injury inside the vehicle, said Fargo police Sgt. Mike Mitchell.

A female passenger in the vehicle was taken by ambulance to a hospital following the incident.

Power was out in parts of Fargo at the time, but Mitchell said that was not a factor in the crash.

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