BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the driver that crashed into a power pole late Friday night, leading to a localize power outage.
A red Honda Prelude was southbound on Deschutes Market Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and slid off the road, at about 11:15 p.m. Deputies arrived within eight minutes but were unable to find the driver. One person saw a pedestrian in the area who may have been the driver, but Deputies couldn't find the person, described only as wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans.
Deschutes Market was closed while crews repaired the power pole, which was broken off its base and leaning over the road. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911.