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Driver strikes utility pole in Rochester, no charges filed
Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded at 9:45 a.m. after a 2007 Ford Explorer, driven by James Hoefer, 62, of 19 Alpine Approach in Ballston Lake, N.Y., traveling northbound, left South Main Street and struck a utility pole with a large electrical box near Linden Street.
The Explorer, which was heavily damaged, came to a rest on its left side. It was eventually towed away from the scene.
As a result of the accident, South Main Street was closed to northbound traffic for about 30 minutes as firefighters and police were at the scene.
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