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Van Takes Out Utility Pole During Storm


Credit: Newtown Township police

A vehicle crash kept Swamp Road closed Thursday afternoon.

According to information from Newtown Township police, a van slammed into a utility pole along Swamp Road between Twining Bridge Road and Pennswood Drive. As of 3 p.m., the roadway remained close.

PECO was called in to work on the damaged utility line.

Police warned residents that roads were snow covered and said they should use caution.

Credit: Newtown Township police


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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001