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Easter fender bender takes out light pole

Police in Alpena responded to a crash involving a pair of pickups in downtown Alpena on Easter Sunday. One truck left the road and crashed into a lamp post, knocking it to the ground. Nobody was injured in the wreck.

ALPENA–The Alpena Police Department responded to a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Chisholm St. and Third Ave. shortly after noon on Easter Sunday.

The man driving one of the two trucks involved said the other pickup ran a red light and they collided, causing him to veer off of the street and onto the sidewalk. The crash took out one of the city’s decorative lamps outside Myers Fashions, and debris was scattered in the roadway. Neither one of the occupants of the trucks were injured.

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