PITTSBURG -- A pickup truck driver was not injured after crashing into a pole early Thursday and causing a power outage in the city that affected more than 1,000 people, police said.

The wreck happened near the intersection of East Third and Harbor streets around 4:30 a.m., Pittsburg police Lt. Ron Raman said. Police were still investigating what caused the crash, but drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor, he said.

The driver was not identified, Raman said.

PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris said 1,060 customers in the vicinity of the wreck were without power early Thursday morning. That number had dwindled to 225 customers by 10 a.m. Morris said there was no estimate for when power would be restored to all customers.

Check back for updates.

Contact Rick Hurd at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rdERH.



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