LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- A pickup driver smashed into a power pole this morning, knocking out power for about 1,200 NV Energy customers.
The crash near Sahara and Eastern avenues happened about 5:30 a.m.
Nearby Knudsen Middle School was in the dark for a time, so some students were dropped off at nearby Valley High School.
Power was restored by the time classes got under way.
Metro is investigating the crash.