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Car swallowed by sinkhole in downtown St. Louis

Sinkhole swallows car in downtown St. Louis

A driver parked his white Toyota in downtown St. Louis to go to the gym and returned to find it eaten by a sinkhole with water spewing. A crane removed the car and workers were trying to determine whether the void would expand or how to stabilize
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A driver parked his white Toyota in downtown St. Louis to go to the gym and returned to find it eaten by a sinkhole with water spewing. A crane removed the car and workers were trying to determine whether the void would expand or how to stabilize

A car was sucked into a sinkhole Thursday morning in downtown St. Louis.

KSDK reported that no one was injured when the car, unoccupied at the time, sunk into the ground. A photo from KSDK showed the car completely in the sinkhole, with water spraying on it.

The owners of the car were at the gym around the time the car sunk, according to KMOV.

Aerial footage shows a white car on its side in a sinkhole in St. Louis, Missouri, with water gushing from a below-ground pipe. Owners of the car said they were coming back from the gym and found their car in the crater. It wasn't immediately clea

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