• Driver critically hurt when car crashes into fence, pole

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    PITTSBURGH - One person was taken to a hospital early Friday morning after their car crashed into a fence and a telephone pole outside an elementary school in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood.

    Police said the driver lost control before the crash, which happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Spring Garden Avenue, right in front of Spring Garden Elementary School.

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    The driver was trapped in the car when emergency crews got to the scene, officials said. CPR was started on him and he was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital in critical condition.

    The car was totaled in the crash, which caused major front-end damage and left the windshield shattered. A front wheel also came off.


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