• Sinkhole closes road near Sand Springs

    By: Jonathan McCall

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    CREEK COUNTY, Okla. - Quick facts:

    • Rain caused a sinkhole to form near Sand Springs on W. 81st St. S.
    • Road closed.

     

    Heavy rains caused a sinkhole to form in a street near Sand Springs.

    Just south of Sand Springs, a huge sinkhole has opened on W. 81st St. S.

    The hole was caused by water eating away at the asphalt during this weekend's heavy rains.

    The road has been closed.

    Creek County Sheriff's Office has a deputy on the scene keeping traffic off the road.

    Crews will come assess the damage and see how long it will take until the road reopens.

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