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Suspected intoxicated driver in custody after crash knocks down light pole

A suspected drunk driver crashed and knocked down a light pole in Newport early Thursday. (FOX19 NOW) A suspected drunk driver crashed and knocked down a light pole in Newport early Thursday. (FOX19 NOW)
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

A suspected intoxicated driver is in custody early Thursday after crashing and knocking down a light pole at the intersection of Saratoga and East 3rd streets.

Newport police have not released the motorist's name and specific charges.

The intersection was shut down after the 3:30 a.m. accident, according to Campbell County dispatchers.

It has since reopened, but authorities are still warning motorists to try to avoid the area until the light can be repaired.

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