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Man arrested for DUI after toppling a telephone pole

Published On: Jun 13 2013 11:12:57 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2013 11:24:25 AM CDT
power pole down photo
CHICO, Calif. -

A hit and run driver was arrested for DUI after a vehicle crashed into a telephone pole early Thursday.  

It happened around 2:30 a.m. on East First Avenue, near Mangrove Avenue.

Police said Nathan Price's car hit a telephone pole in front of Faith Lutheran Church.   The pole was sheered off, and fell into the street.  

Price drove off, but his car was damaged.  Officers tracked down Price and the car a short distance away at Mildred & Naomi Streets.

Price was arrested for DUI.