18-wheeler snaps utility pole in Rockingham


William R. Toler | Daily Journal Rockingham police officers Marcus Ricks, left, and Chauncey Saunders investigate a snapped utility pole in front of Robert's Automotive on Friday. Police say they were told by witnesses the damage was caused by an 18-wheeler that kept going. A 10-foot section of fence on the property was torn down and several homes and businesses were temporarily without power. The case is still under investigation.


Rockingham police officers Marcus Ricks, left, and Chauncey Saunders investigate a snapped utility pole in front of Robert’s Automotive on Friday.

Police say they were told by witnesses the damage was caused by an 18-wheeler that kept going.

A 10-foot section of fence on the property was torn down and several homes and businesses were temporarily without power.

The case is still under investigation.

William R. Toler | Daily Journal
Rockingham police officers Marcus Ricks, left, and Chauncey Saunders investigate a snapped utility pole in front of Robert’s Automotive on Friday. Police say they were told by witnesses the damage was caused by an 18-wheeler that kept going. A 10-foot section of fence on the property was torn down and several homes and businesses were temporarily without power. The case is still under investigation.
http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/web1_polesnap.jpgWilliam R. Toler | Daily Journal
Rockingham police officers Marcus Ricks, left, and Chauncey Saunders investigate a snapped utility pole in front of Robert’s Automotive on Friday. Police say they were told by witnesses the damage was caused by an 18-wheeler that kept going. A 10-foot section of fence on the property was torn down and several homes and businesses were temporarily without power. The case is still under investigation.
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