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Excessive speed factor in Saskatoon crash that brought down power lines

The Saskatoon Police Service says power lines are down at the scene of a collision on 2nd Avenue North.
Saskatoon police say excessive speed is a possible factor in a crash on 2nd Avenue that brought down power lines. Dayne Winter / Global News

Saskatoon police believe excessive speed is a factor in a crash that brought down power lines.

The crash happened late Wednesday afternoon when the driver of a car travelling south on 2nd Avenue North lost control in the 600-block and crashed into a power pole.

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The crash knocked out power in parts of downtown.

The driver, a 31-year-old Saskatoon man, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said charges are pending.

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