Tractor-trailer crash causes outage in Somerville

A tractor-trailer crashed into a pole Monday on Powder House Boulevard in Somerville, damaging a power line and causing some houses to lose power, police said. The crash occurred at 12:42 p.m., said Deputy Police Chief David Fallon. No injuries were reported. “The power’s out, but the pole didn’t come down. It just tilted over,” Fallon said. NStar said on its website that 74 customers had lost power.

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