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PHOTOS: Nissan Altima torn in half after hitting utility pole

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HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (KGBT) - The driver of a black Nissan Altima struck a utility pole near the intersection of 3 Mile Line and Goodwin Road near Palmview on Monday, tearing the car in half.

An ambulance transported the driver to McAllen Medical Center. Details about the driver's condition weren't immediately available.

The preliminary investigation indicated the driver lost control of the Nissan, veered off 3 Mile Line near Goodwin Road and struck the utility pole, according to information provided by Sgt. Maria Montalvo, a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Both Palmview police officers and firefighters responded to the crash.

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