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Corvette shatters after utility pole collision

(Photos: Marion County Fire Rescue)

According to Marion County Fire Rescue, a Saturday morning accident detoured traffic on State Highway 200.

Reportedly at 8:24am, MCFR units were dispatched to the intersection of State Highway 200 and SW 80th St reference a motor vehicle collision. Multiple 911 callers reported a white Corvette had went off the road, clipped a power pole and breaking the car apart. The power lines were hanging very low, causing the closure of 200.

Friendship Fire Station #21 units arrived on scene at 8:29am and reported power lines hanging low and the white Corvette in pieces. The driver of the Corvette was declared a “Trauma Alert” and transported to a local hospital.

Firefighters secured the scene until the power company and FHP arrived on scene. The cause of the accident remains under investigation by FHP.

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