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UPDATE: W. Clark Ave. reopens after truck hits power pole

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 17:46:30-04

UPDATE (2:40 p.m.) - Officials say a truck drifted off the road and toppled the pole at 7:42 a.m.

A Chevrolet Silverado struck the pole, which sent power and internet wires down across Clark Ave.

PG&E and Frontier Communications crews arrived on scene to clear the area of the wires.

The closure of W. Clark Ave. was lifted by about 9:50 a.m.

No additional vehicles were involved in the crash, and no injuries were reported.
(8:48 a.m.) A fallen pole and downed lines caused a road closure at W. Clark Ave. on Monday morning.

Initial reports say the pole went down at around 7:42 a.m. and completely blocked the road. CHP and Santa Barbara County Fire officials responded to the accident.

CHP closed W. Clark Ave. from Blosser Rd. to Marcum St.

KSBY has reached out to CHP for additional details and an estimate on when the closure will be lifted.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.