Sewer collapse blamed for northwest Ohio sinkhole

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Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A spokeswoman for a northwest Ohio city says the collapse of brick sewers beneath a road caused the sinkhole that swallowed a moving car.

The 60-year-old driver says she was running errands and headed to her home Wednesday in Toledo when the pavement gave way and her car fell into a hole estimated to be at least 10 feet deep. Pamela Knox tells The Blade newspaper (http://bit.ly/168YnzX ) she feared she would die as water from a broken pipe poured into the back seat of her car.

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