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Crash leads to car, grass fire

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A car cash led to a frightening and uncertain situation for an East Texas woman on Monday.

Fire officials say the woman hit a large power pole near Sabine and High Streets.

The impact of the crash caused the pole to spilt into two pieces, falling onto the SUV, nearby railroad tracks and a field.

The downed lines sparked catching the SUV involved in the crash and the nearby field on fire.

Once the SUV started burning the woman inside was trapped, as her car was surrounded by live power lines.

She managed to make it out safely.

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