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Deputies: Elderly woman distracted, takes out power pole with car

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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – An elderly woman was taken to a local hospital after deputies say she lost control of her car and hit a power pole.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, the woman was traveling west on Volkman Road, when deputies say she got distracted, lost control, crossed the center line and hit a power pole.

She was taken to a local hospital for shortness of breath.

The power pole had to be reset, causing Volkman Road to be closed for about an hour. The road is now open.

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