A driver traveling northbound on Dixie Highway at about 8:16 a.m. Sunday, July 31, struck a utility pole, knocking out power to residents in the area.
The sign at the border of Homewood and Flossmoor was heavily damaged. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
Homewood police said the driver apparently fell asleep at the wheel and struck the pole at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Collett Lane.
The driver refused medical treatment, police said, and no citations were issued. The vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
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