A man driving his truck on Norman Drive in Boise said he started choking while drinking water Wednesday, May 15. He lost control of his pickup truck, which hit a power pole and crashed into the back of a house near the intersection with West Newman Street. Downed power lines caused loss of power in surrounding neighborhoods but nobody was injured in the crash.
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A truck struck a power pole on the 6700 block of Newman Street causing a power outage in the Ustick Road and Mountain View Drive area.
The crash occurred just before 5:30 p.m.
No injuries have been reported.
Idaho Power crews are assessing the damage and have not estimated when power will be restored.
Check back for updates.