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Driver slams into pole, knocking out power

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A motorist is hospitalized after slamming into a utility pole Sunday afternoon in south Jackson.

Around 1:30 p.m. a gold Pontiac Grand Am struck a pole on Woodbine Street off McDowell Road.

A family member said the driver, Xavier Kemp, had a blow out and lost control.

He struck a fence and pole before stopping.

According to relatives, Kemp suffered a head injury and cut on his face.

He was transported to University Medical Center.

His condition is not known at this time.

We are told power was briefly knocked out in the area.

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