Car slams into utility pole in Clark County

Woman struck by vehicle in Dayton (WDTN Photo)

BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A car slammed into a utility pole in Bethel Township, bringing down power lines and briefly trapping the driver inside the vehicle.

The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday on Folk Ream Road, just north of the New Carlisle Pike intersection.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says the woman driving the car was removed from the vehicle after briefly being trapped. She suffered minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.

Medics were called to the scene to assist. The Ohio State Highway Patrol also assisted at the scene.

Ohio Edison came to the crash site to work on the downed utility pole. The Ohio Edison First Energy website shows 50 customers without power in Clark County.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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