Police: Car crashes into utility pole on Route 45, shutting off power in New Hempstead

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Police say Route 45 has reopened after a crash shut it down and shut off the power early Saturday morning.

It happened before 4 a.m. in New Hempstead, where officials say a car struck a utility pole.

The street was closed between Rensselaer Drive and Greenridge Way while crews worked to restore power.

The female driver suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

 

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