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Man dies after hitting electric pole in Waushara Co.

WAUSHARA COUNTY (WAOW) -- An electrician responds to a power outage in Waushara County Friday night, only to find the cause of the outage was a truck hitting the power line.

Police said 32-year-old Devin Steinfort was driving his truck along Cumberland Road when he crossed the centerline and drove into a ditch.

Authorities said he hit a power pole with his truck which crushed the roof onto the seat of the truck.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Online Reporter: Anna Carrera

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