Car crash causes power outage, fire

(Source: Cody Tucker)
(Source: Cody Tucker)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A car crash has caused a fire and power outage in Cape Girardeau.

The crash happened on Route W near the Humane Society just before 2 a.m. Friday.  
A truck struck a power pole causing the power outage. Power has been restored to a large portion of the Cape Girardeau area, but power has been restored.  
The truck also ruptured a gas line, causing a fire on the scene.  Cape Girardeau firefighters have maintained the fire.  
Police say one person has been taken into custody. 
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