Pickup takes out power pole in Baseline Blvd rollover

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Single vehicle crash closed the road for about 1.5 hours Sunday afternoon

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly after 2:00 PM Sunday afternoon Jasper County 911 began receiving calls regarding a rollover crash on Baseline Blvd in Jasper County. Jasper Fire Department, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to the crash.

The single vehicle crash was located on Baseline Blvd/M just to the east of CR180.

The pickup took out a power pole with a transformer, leaving active power lines across the roadway. Barton County Electric was summoned. The roadway was blocked about 1.5 hours and was cleared around 3:45 PM.

S&S Recovery and Towing removed the pickup, which had rolled, from the field, south of the roadway.

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We will update this story with more information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as it becomes available.

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