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Car accident knocks out power to half of Bennington

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BENNINGTON, Vt. -

Half of Bennington lost power earlier Thursday evening after a nasty crash.

Police say a man collided with a utility pole on North Branch Avenue. The pole snapped and left 2,700 homes in the dark.

The driver was airlifted to a hospital in Albany, N.Y., with serious injuries. Investigators say alcohol does appear to be a factor in the crash. The driver's name was not released.

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