Train strikes, breaks power pole

Photo courtesy ReportIt
Photo courtesy ReportIt

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A train struck a power pole in Chesapeake Wednesday morning.

Bonita Harris with Dominion Virginia Power told the train broke the pole on Priority Lane. She said the only customer affected was the railway itself, which is listed as the Norfolk Portsmouth belt line.

The affected pole served one of its train trestles.

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