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Driver hits utility pole, fence at Five Points

Posted March 24, 2011

— Raleigh police said that one westbound lane of Glenwood Avenue was closed after a hit-and-run wreck early Thursday.

Police said that a driver ran off the road and hit a fence and a utility pole in front of an ice cream store at Glenwood and Whitaker Mill Road around 2:15 a.m. The driver fled but was arrested about two miles away, north along Glenwood.

The utility pole was left hanging from its wires. The ice cream store was not damaged.

The lane closure on Glenwood lasted while utility crews made repairs.


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  • meargle Mar 24, 2011

    What kind of club did he use?

  • makemyday Mar 24, 2011

    I have hit a utility pole and a fence before with one of my drives. Maybe not on the same hole.

  • 27615 Mar 24, 2011

    I think this title would sound better...Driver hits utility pole instead of Drive hits utility pole..I thought it might have been a tee shot

  • _kommon_sense_ Mar 24, 2011

    Phew... good thing the ice cream is safe.