Driver eating Reese’s candy hits light pole

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A pickup truck crashed into a light pole overnight in the Soulard neighborhood just south of Downtown St. Louis.  The driver had an unusual explanation for police.

The truck knocked a light pole onto the passenger side of the vehicle around 2:15 a.m. Friday at South Broadway and Park Avenue.

The driver told police he was eating a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup when he lost control, and hit the light pole.

He was not injured.

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