U.S. 12 reopened after crash in Cass County

NILES — U.S. 12 is back open in Cass County near Bell Road after a single-vehicle crash that damaged a power pole and caused power outages.

Witnesses at the scene of the crash tell ABC 57 that a lone driver was escorted away from the area by police and may have been intoxicated at the time of the crash, which happened around 6 p.m. Those witnesses say the man was alert and didn't appear to be injured. 

Crews expect power to be restored to the surrounding area around midnight.

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