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Florida policeman drives car up power pole

December 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Police in Miami responded to an unusual traffic accident involving one of their officers.

The officer was driving when he leaned over to pick up a pen. He then ended up veering off the road and right up a power pole.

The car was literally hanging by a wire.

Despite the dramatic scene, the officer was able to get out okay.

People in that neighborhood will be talking about the crash for a long time.

"I've never seen nothing like this except like on video games. I done ran the car up a pole, but no not in real life," said Donovan French, who lives near the crash.

The crash did knock out the power in that area, but it was turned back on a few hours later.