Icy roads blamed for crash into hydro pole north of Winnipeg

No one was injured when a truck crashed into a hydro pole around 8 a.m. near Pritchard Farm Road.
No one was injured when this pickup truck crashed into a hydro pole Thursday morning in East St. Paul. (Wendy Buelow/CBC)

RCMP say icy roads likely played a part in a pickup truck crashing into a hydro pole just north of Winnipeg.

No one was injured in the crash, which happened around 5:30 a.m. near Pritchard Farm Road in East St. Paul.

Despite the hydro pole being broken, there has not been any power outage. Manitoba Hydro expects to have the pole replaced by 4:30 p.m.

Manitoba Hydro says it expects to have the pole replaced by 4:30 p.m. Thursday. There hasn't been a power outage as a result of the crash. (Wendy Buelow/CBC)
East St. Paul is just north of Winnipeg's Perimeter Highway. (Google Maps)


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