A pickup truck hitting a utility pole in Mexico the cause of widespread power outages this (Monday) morning.
According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 8:25 in the 4800 block of East Liberty on US 54. 62 year old Donna Delp was going northbound on Christopher Drive when it failed to stop or turn at the intersection with East Liberty.
The truck left the roadway and drove up the guy wires of a utility pole.
The vibration caused several power lines to cross or touch which caused the issues throughout the town.
Around 600 customers were impacted.
Delp was taken to SSM Audrain for treatment.