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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Traffic was brought to a halt Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in southwest Charlotte.

The incident took place around 5:15 p.m. on South Tryon Street just south of Steele Creek Road near Lake Wylie.

One vehicle hit the power line in front of a fire station, forcing the pole and power lines to fall into the street. The vehicle came to a halt after crossing the street and ramming into a few parked cars.

It's unclear what forced the driver to hit the pole, and there are no reported injuries at this time.

Stay with NBC Charlotte and WCNC.com for more information on this developing story.

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