The Afton Police Department has a man in custody after he fled the scene of an accident. Afton PD Chief Jason Romberg said the suspect fled the scene after driving into two power poles on 2nd Avenue in Afton at about 1:45 p.m. Chief Romberg stated that the driver was located and apprehended and there is no current threat to the public.
Charges are currently pending and further information will be released as it become available.
The incident occurred on the same day a power pole was taken out by a driver just north of Thayne on Highway 89. The two incidents do not appear to be related.