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Pickup strikes light pole in Fort Kent

FORT KENT, Maine — A local man escaped injury when his vehicle struck a light pole in Fort Kent  on Jan. 20, according to police.

Austin Brann, 21, of Fort Kent was driving a 2004 Chevrolet pickup west on Main Street at 12:35 p.m. when the pickup left the roadway and crashed into the light pole.

Brann was not injured but the truck received minor damage in excess of $1,000, according to Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier.

Speed and road conditions were factors in the accident, Pelletier said.

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