Car Crashes into Power Pole, 1 Injured, Power Out

One person was seriously injured after a car crashed into a power pole early Sunday morning, according to a Montgomery County fire and EMS spokesman.

Spokesman Pete Piringer said the crash, which occurred about 2:20 a.m., caused life-threatening injuries to one person. The victim has not been identified.

The crash at Montgomery Village Avenue and Wightman Road in Gaithersburg, Maryland, knocked down power lines and left as many as 200 people without power Sunday morning. Pepco crews have been working to restore power and expect everyone to have service by 8 a.m.

There is no word on the cause of the crash.

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