Sioux Falls Power Restored
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A Sioux Falls man was arrested early Thursday after his SUV struck a power pole near the intersection of 57th Street and Western Avenue.
Police Officer Sam Clemens says 45-year-old Daniel Ray Brison Junior was southbound on Western when his 2002 Ford Escape left the roadway and struck the wooden utility pole around 2:05 a.m.
Brison was charged with first-offense DWI and having no insurance.
Clemens says damage to the pole was estimated at $10,000 and damage to Brison’s vehicle was estimated at $6.000.
Joe Anderson with Excel Energy in Sioux Falls said 1,588 customers were without power as a result of the incident. All the power was restored by 4:18 a.m.
Jerry Dahmen Contributed to This Report.