Stratford News Man charged after crashing into hydro pole SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 A man has been charged after a crash near Mitchell. The Perth County OPP says just before 6:00 p.m. last Thursday a pickup truck hit a hydro pole on Line 32. Hydro One and Erie Thames Power responded and fixed the pole and lines. The driver is facing a careless driving charge and was given a three day suspension after failing a breath test.