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Truck hits house on Gorman Street

Posted May 19, 2010 5:57 a.m. EDT

— Gorman Street in Raleigh was temporarily closed early Wednesday after a truck hit a house and downed a power line.

Police said the driver ran from the scene after his truck wrecked in the 1600 block of Gorman Street around 4 a.m. Police were still searching for the driver about two hours later.

The truck struck the support of a porch and a grill on top of it.

Progress Energy crews were working to repair the power line. The 1500 and 1600 blocks of Gorman Street were closed while crews worked.