Utility pole sheared off in Schuylkill County accident

One sent to hospital

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Published: Jan 30 2013 04:07:13 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 16 2013 10:26:48 AM EST
WEST PENN TWP., Pa. -

One person was injured early Wednesday when a van slid off a snow-covered road and hit a utility pole in Schuylkill County.

The accident happened around 6 a.m. on Route 443 in West Penn Twp.

Officials said the accident took place just east of Mill Road and the van was then hit by another vehicle.

A woman, who was a passenger in the van, was taken to St. Luke's Hospital-Miners.

There were no other injuries reported.