Truck snags power lines, brings down poles, street lights on busy Seattle street

Truck snags power lines, brings down poles, street lights on busy Seattle street.

Utility poles and street lights were ripped down after a truck snagged power lines in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood.

It happened on Dexter Avenue North just north of Mercer Street around 11 p.m. Monday.

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One of the poles appears to have been holding up a traffic signal, which came down in the middle of the street.

Nobody was hurt, but crews were working all night and into the morning trying clear the scene.