Crash into utility pole leads to Ore. power outage



MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Portland suburb of Milwaukie say a driver who was passing another vehicle in a no-passing zone lost control and hit a utility pole in a crash that temporarily knocked out power to a large area of the city.

Police spokeswoman Ulli Neitch says no injuries were reported but a section of Lake Road was closed for about three hours Wednesday evening.

Neitch says 22-year-old Aleksandr Shargorodskiy of Troutdale was cited for reckless driving and several traffic offenses.