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PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP -- A 28-year-old Painesville man has died after crashing into a power pole.

Deputies were called to Madison Avenue just after 9 p.m. on December 10 for the crash. According to the sheriff's office, the man lost control of his Chevy Suburban while traveling eastbound and went off the road and hit the pole. The driver died at the hospital.

The impact sheared the power pole off at its base causing a power outage throughout Painesville and Perry Townships.

The crash is under investigation.

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