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Driver Hospitalized After Car Hits Pole in North Reno

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A car crashed into a pole Monday afternoon in north Reno. And now the Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating.

The crash happened just before 3:30pm on the northbound offramp - from Highway 395 onto McCarran Boulevard.

Troopers say the driver of the car was getting off the highway, lost control and hit the pole.

He was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.

Firefighters had to cut him out from the car, and officials say, alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash.

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