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Power pole hit by truck falls on woman's car on Bull St.

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The location of the downed power line. (Source: Google Maps) The location of the downed power line. (Source: Google Maps)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Traffic heading into the capital city on South Carolina Highway 277 was delayed for a short time after a strange incident Tuesday morning.

According to police, last night's bad weather caused a guy wire connected to a power pole to break loose near the intersection of Colonial Drive and Bull Street.

A man driving his truck through the intersection unknowingly dragged the wire, which caused a power pole to fall on a woman's windshield.

She was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

SCE&G responded to fix the power poles and lines.

Police had Harden Street and Colonial Drive closed at Bull Street for a short time while crews cleaned up the area. 

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