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Man Killed After Crash Into Power Pole Saturday Night

A Santa Rosa man was killed Saturday in Sonoma County following a single-vehicle crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The identity of the 62-year-old man has not been released. The CHP responded around 6:36 p.m. to the intersection of Arnold Drive and Verano Avenue after a report of a vehicle crashing into a power pole.

Investigators said the driver was unresponsive when emergencies crews arrived. Emergency had to wait for PG&E to arrive at the scene, because power lines and transformer oil were covering the vehicle after the crash, according to the CHP.

After PG&E cleared the power lines, emergency crews determined the driver had died.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

--Bay City News

Robert Peebles, Jr. June 15, 2014 at 02:21 PM
This was not in Napa County. It was in Sonoma County.
Susan C. Schena June 15, 2014 at 02:30 PM
You're right. I updated. Thanks.
drof2th June 15, 2014 at 08:14 PM
The Government loves the fact that he died at 62 because they did not have to pay Social Security after collecting it his entire life.

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