St Joseph Residents Lose Power Saturday After Man Crashes Into Power Pole

More than 1,400 customers lost power in St Joseph Saturday evening after a car struck a power pole.  The crash happened around 5:00 on Lake Avenue.  KCP&L crews restored electricity around 7:00.  The driver fled the scene and was later found by police.  He was ticketed for fleeing the scene of an accident, failure to have a driver’s license and insurance.