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Rollover crash causes power outage, gas line fire in Dickinson

DICKINSON, Texas – A rollover crash in Dickinson Wednesday led to a power outage and a gas line fire, police said.

According to police, the driver of a Dodge pickup truck was traveling along the 3100 block of Dickinson Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. when the driver lost control and slammed into a power line, causing an outage and also breaking a gas line causing a fire. 

Witnesses told police at least two people were inside the truck, but because of the fire, officials have not been able to access the vehicle.

Dickinson Avenue will remain closed as emergency crews work to put out the flames, investigate the crash and restore power.