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Island Lake teen cited in Cary crash that damaged power pole

CARY – A 17-year-old Island Lake boy was cited after crashing his vehicle into a power pole Tuesday night in Cary, police said.

The crash occurred about 11:30 p.m., when a vehicle hit a pole on Silver Lake Road at Sterling Ridge Boulevard, Cary Deputy Police Chief Jim Fillmore said. The crash caused a minor disruption to power in the area and closed the road for about an hour, Fillmore said.

He said no one was injured in the crash.

ComEd was at the scene Tuesday night and continued to make repairs throughout Wednesday morning, Fillmore said.

The driver was cited for failure to reduce speed, Fillmore said.

Editor's note: This story has been changed to reflect the correct person who was cited. Police previously provided the wrong name.

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