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Poles alongside the road being brought down
Poles were brought down on the major thoroughfare.

Twisters Crumple Towers, Snap Poles in Ohio

Dayton Power & Light’s linemen partner with mutual assistance crews to restore power in just nine days following 15 tornadoes.

Fifteen tornadoes folded transmission towers like tin cans, ripped out power poles from the ground, killed one person and knocked out power for 70,000 homes and businesses in Dayton, Ohio. In just a two-and-a-half hour period — from 10 p.m. on May 27 to 12:30 a.m. on May 28 — the twisters inflicted unforeseen destruction in Dayton Power & Light’s (DP&L’s) service territory.

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