Highway 21 reopens after crash knocks out power in Omro area
Highway 21 has reopened to traffic after a crash knocked out power in the Omro area.
Highway 21 at Rivermoor Road was closed in both directions for about eight hours. At 7:22 a.m., the Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced the road had reopened to traffic.
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says a truck was traveling west on Highway 21 when it went off the road, hit a stop sign and utility pole.
The driver, a 20-year-old Wautoma man, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
The Sheriff's Office says alcohol use is a suspected factor in the crash.
About 500 customers lost power due to the crash.
The crash happened at about 11:20 p.m.
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