JOHNSTOWN — Atlantic Broadband crews on Wednesday repair cables damaged the previous evening when a car went out of control on Elton Road, sheared off a utility pole and struck a parked pickup truck near Hoover Street in Richland Township. Wires also fell to the ground about a block away at another pole along Elton. The crash was reported at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday, and a section of Elton Road remained closed until early Wednesday. The driver was taken to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he was treated and then released, police said. His name is being withheld until the investigation is completed.
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