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Woman injured after hitting a utility pole in Ely

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

A Marion woman is injured after crashing into a utility pole.  

It happened around 10:45 Saturday night on Jappa road in Ely just south of the Prairie School Road intersection.

Investigators say 31-year-old Heather Shelly lost control of her car and crashed into a utility pole.

A hazardous materials team was called in to clean up leaking fuel from her car.

The damaged pole did not cause any power outages to nearby homes.

Shelly was taken to a nearby hospital, but is expected to recover.

The investigation is on-going and charges are pending.  

 

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