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Crash cuts power near Coates

Responders work on a vehicle that crashed through a power pole guy wire at the intersection of Emery Avenue and County Road 46 Wednesday afternoon. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)

Power was disrupted to several homes shortly after 2 p.m. today, March 27, as a result of a crash.

A single vehicle went off the road at the intersection of County Road 46 (160th Street) and Emery Avenue, colliding with a power pole guy wire, according to emergency personnel at the scene. The guy wire broke and flipped over the power lines, causing a short that disrupted power.

Only minor injuries were reported.

The Hastings Fire Department and Dakota County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash.

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