One person injured by debris from broken telephone pole

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Fire Department says one person was taken to the hospital after being hit by debris from a broken telephone pole.

It happened around 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of New Circle Road.

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Officials say the pole had several transformers on top it when it broke.

Debris from the pole hit a pedestrian, according to firefighters.

They say the person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.



It is unknown why the pole broke.