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May 27, 2014

Crash knocks out power to downtown traffic lights

NEW CASTLE — An accident blamed on a medical emergency knocked out power to several traffic lights in downtown New Castle late Tuesday afternoon.

The accident occurred at around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of East and North streets downtown. Initial resports indicated the driver, who suffered a medical problem, hit the AAA building and a utility pole, knocking out power.

Among the intersections affected were North and East as well as East and East Washington streets.

Police and other emergency crews responded.

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