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A one-car accident early this morning in Pembroke sends one to the hospital and knocks out power to more than 2,000 customers.

At around 1 a.m., driver 22-year-old Theodis Hill III of Batavia was spooked by a deer, lost control of the vehicle and crossed over the other side of Route 5 in the Town of Pembroke. The car overturned after it hit a drainage ditch and struck a National Grid power pole.

The driver was apparently trapped inside and it was a tricky extrication process because the wire and poles were burning.

Hill was taken to UMMC for treatment of an apparent shoulder injury. A passenger, 29-year-old Joshua Martin, also of Batavia, was not treated. According to National Grid's online power outage map, all power has been restored.

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