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Driver Calls For Help After Sinkhole Opens Up In Somerset Parking Lot

Posted at 10:14 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 18:36:56-05

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Somerset garbage truck driver had a bit of a scare Monday morning when the ground opened up beneath him.

It happened around 8:56 a.m. Monday in the Cundiff Center Parking lot.

Somerset Police Department


Police say Russell Sneed was attempting to exit the parking lot when the roadway and ground beneath the vehicle gave way, causing the truck to drop several feet into a sinkhole.

No injuries were reported.