Freight truck damages utility poles

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City police report an accident involving a freight truck and damage to three light poles.

A truck and semi-trailer driven by 49-year-old David Mason of Omaha broke off three poles along north 16th Street at 11:14 a.m. on Monday.

Damage to the Nebraska City Utilities poles is estimated at $7,000.

A police report says the truck had pulled into the trailer park and caught a low-hanging communications line. A strand of communication line was destroyed.