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Driver killed after crashing into pole, house in Hazel Dell

By Amy Libby, Columbian Web Editor
Published: August 17, 2022, 8:54am

The driver of a vehicle was killed Tuesday in Hazel Dell after crashing into a power pole, striking a house and being ejected from the vehicle, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office, AMR and Clark County Fire District 6 responded at 5:18 p.m. to the 2600 block of Northeast 99th Street for an injury crash.

According to a sheriff’s office statement, a vehicle driven by Cody L. Allen, 23, of Vancouver hit a Clark Public Utilities pole and continued off the roadway, where the vehicle rolled over and struck a house.

Allen was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the statement. Excessive speed is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

No one in the home was injured.

Clark Public Utilities replaced the damaged power pole.

The crash is being investigated by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit.

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