Thursday (July 2nd) 32 year old Travis Lee McClarnon of Clarinda was northbound in the 2400 block of T Avenue, approximately 2 miles SE of Clarinda, when he lost control. He went off the road and into the ditch where he struck a Mid American Energy power pole. McClarnon was taken to Clarinda Regional Health Center. He was cited for failure to maintain control. Damage to the pole is estimated at $5000.