Car overturns, topples pole, knocking out power to 4,000 near Ocoee

Driver not seriously hurt; Duke Energy restores power to most customers

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

OCOEE, Fla. - A car crashed into and toppled a pole early Wednesday in Orange County, knocking out power to about 4,000 people, officials said.

The crash was reported at Good Homes Road and Balboa Drive near Ocoee.

The driver, identified by the Florida Highway Patrol as Noelle Fellows, 21, of Orlando, lost control of a 2002 Hyundai, overturned and struck a wall.

Fellows was able to crawl out of the overturned car and was not seriously injured, officials said.

Duke Energy crews worked to restore power. Most customers were restored by 6 a.m.

No other details have been released.

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