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Man crashes into power pole, causes outage in Oceanside after swerving to avoid coyote


Last updated 1/20/2020 at 10:15am

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - A man crashed into a power pole after swerving to avoid a coyote on an Oceanside street, causing an outage that left just over 900 customers without power Monday morning, authorities said.

The crash was reported around 3:05 a.m. in the 200 block of El Camino Real, Oceanside Police Sgt. Josh Morris said.

A 36-year-old man was driving a sedan on El Camino Real when he swerved to avoid a coyote and struck a power pole, Morris said.

The car overturned and ended up on its roof, but no injuries were reported, the sergeant said, adding that intoxication was not believed to have b...

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