City truck clips wire, snaps Longview power pole

City truck clips wire, snaps Longview power pole
Guy-wire came down with pole. (Source: KLTV/jamey Boyum)

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A major Longview Road was shut down after a Longview city truck clipped a guy-wire and snapped a power pole.

According to Longview police, Spur 63 between Highway 80 and Cotton Street was blocked off while Swepco cut the power to a line that was pulled down. When the pole fell, it landed on a backhoe being towed by the truck and a vehicle that was next to the truck at the time.

No injuries were reported.

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