PRINEVILLE, OR -- A crash on NE Third Street in Prineville cut power to a number of Pacific Power customers, Monday evening. Prineville Police say a 41-year-old man drove into a power pole near Stearns Road just before 6 p.m. The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
Pacific Power responded to the scene to repair the damage and restore power to eastern Prineville residents. Investigators believe the crash was caused by a medical problem suffered by the driver.