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Overnight crash knocks down utility poles on East 116th Street, causes power outages

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Posted at 6:23 AM, Mar 22, 2022

CLEVELAND — An overnight crash on East 116th Street and Harvard Avenue knocked down several utility poles, causing power outages in the area, according to Cleveland Public Power.

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Crash on East 116th Street and Harvard Avenue causes power outages.

Cleveland police said a 2018 Dodge Durango was heading west on Harvard Avenue at a high rate of speed, went off the right side of the road and struck a pole. Several other poles then went down.

A 25-year-old man was transported from the crash in critical condition and a second person fled the scene, police said.

Harvard Avenue from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to East 116th Street is closed. East 116th Street is also closed from Harvard to Princeton.

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