Car crash takes out power for 300

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UPDATE: Police say the driver and passenger of the vehicle ran before officers arrived.

A witness saw the vehicle traveling north on Marquette Street through West Kimberly Road at “speeds estimated 80 to 100 mph just prior to the crash,” according to police.

Police say the SUV continued north through the intersection and lost control, hitting and snapping a utility pole in half on the west side of Marquette.

Police provided this graphic:

EARLIER UPDATE: Davenport Police responded around 2 a.m. to a car that crashed into multiple power poles near the intersection of Kimberly Road and Marquette Street.

The damage left more than 300 people without power in the surrounding neighborhood.

The people involved ran away from the scene and have not been found. Crews are already working to restore power for the neighborhood.

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