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Dear Editor:

I would like to thank our public servants. After investigating a loud bang and the sound of a small car zooming away, I discovered a utility pole hanging precariously over the front of my car. I called 911, and in less than 10 minutes an Eagle County sheriff’s deputy was on the scene, followed in rapid succession by Basalt police, Basalt Fire and Rescue and then various other officials.

Luckily there were no injuries or damage to property. But had there been, it’s nice to know our public agencies are there, staffed, ready, willing and able to be of assistance. Kudos.

I hope the operator of the vehicle that caused the damage was apprehended before creating any more carnage, as their driving skills leave much to be desired.

Coincidentally, a car split a different utility pole across the street two years ago. Strange, indeed.

Dwight F. Ferren

Basalt


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