1 hurt in Spartanburg Co. crash that left 1,000+ without power

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SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) – A crash along Highway 290 in Spartanburg County sent one woman to the hospital and knocked out power to more than 1,000 Duke Energy customers.

Troopers say a vehicle traveling east on Highway 290 crossed the center line and ran off of the road and struck a power pole. It happened near Reidville Road on Wednesday evening.

Troopers say the pole and wires landed in the roadway. The wires hit another vehicle on the road.

The driver of the car that hit the pole was taken to the hospital. No one else was reportedly hurt.

Highway 290 was closed for over two hours after the crash.

Duke Energy reports 1,067 customers were without power as a result of the crash.

According to the Duke Energy outage website, power is expected to be restored by 4 a.m. Thursday.

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