Portion of West Parrish Avenue closed off after truck hits light pole

A portion of West Parrish Avenue in Owensboro is closed off Thursday morning as crews work on a downed light pole.

This is happening on West Parrish Avenue in the direction of Frederica Street.

Officials say a truck driver fell asleep and hit the light pole.

Fire crews were called to the scene as well because the truck was carrying gas cans.

No one was injured.

We are told that this will affect power for some people in the area, but at this point we do not yet know how many.

Officials say a portion of West Parrish will remained closed for now as crews make repairs.

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