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Fatal Traffic Accident Investigation - Vehicle vs Fixed Object

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

Melbourne Police Offices responded to the area of N. Harbor City Blvd. south of Babcock Street for a single vehicle crash. The 37 year old driver of the Dodge truck from Vero Beach had substained life-threatening injuries and succumbed to those injuries. The diver hit a concrete power pole that landed ontop of his truck trapping him inside. After Florida Power & Light shut the grid down in the area the Melbourne Fire Department used cribbing, air jacks to stabilize the power pole before cutting the roof off and extract the victem. 

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JULIAN LEEKCorrespondent

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