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Man hospitalized after driving into pole in La Mesa

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LA MESA (CBS 8) - A man is hospitalized after driving into a pole in La Mesa Monday morning.

The man drove into a tension pole, used to support SDG&E power lines, around 8:00 a.m. on Massachusetts Avenue near Blackton Drive.

Officers found the man slumped over behind the wheel, and they quickly began CPR before paramedics arrived.

"Based on everything we know, we believe he had a pre-existing medical condition occur prior to the accident," said Sgt. Peter Andersson with the La Mesa Police Department.

No other injuries were reported. There are no reports of power outages.

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