SUV extraction

Crews work the scene Wednesday of a single-vehicle crash at Texas 31 and Loop 281 in Longview. 

Emergency personnel extracted one person from a vehicle Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash in Longview.

Crews responded to the crash at Texas 31 and Loop 281 where a vehicle struck a pole, according to the Longview Fire Department. Upon arrival, they found one person was trapped inside the SUV.

The department used extrication tools to free the person, who was then taken to a local hospital in stable condition, the department said in a release.

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Courtney Stern is a public safety reporter covering a wide range of topics. She grew up in Baltimore and later earned a journalism degree from the University of Miami. Stern moved to East Texas from Iowa with her husband and two dogs, Pebbles and Bam Bam.