1 Dead, 1 Injured After Power Line Traps 2 in Northeast Philly

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    One person is dead and another injured after a driver lost control of a car and hit a power line in Northeast Saturday night.

    It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 7600 block of Algon Avenue. Investigators say the driver hit a poll knocking down power lines. The lines fell over the car and trapped the driver and a passenger inside.

    1 Dead, I Injured After Power Line Traps 2

    [PHI] 1 Dead, I Injured After Power Line Traps 2
    One person is dead and another injured after a driver loses control of a car and hits a power line in Northeast Philadelphia. (Published Saturday, Aug 27, 2011)

    Investigators say one person died.  A second person was removed from the car and taken to an area hospital.

    More than 800 customers went without power for a period of time, according to PECO.


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