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Queen Creek, Arizona. February 5th, 2016

Deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of what was believed to be another sinkhole in Queen Creek Sunday evening. It turned out “to simply be a washout from irrigation,” MCSO spokesman Chris Hegstrom tweeted. Hegstrom first tweeted … Continue reading

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Shenzen, China. May 21st, 2013.

Five factory workers were killed when a sinkhole measuring 10 metres in diameter opened outside an industrial park in Shenzhen, the southern Chinese town near Hong Kong. AAP reports that the tragedy occurred when the sinkhole opened outside the Huamao … Continue reading

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Shenzen, China. March 27th, 2013.

Amazing video footage A 25 year old man was killed by a sinkhole! CCTV cameras caught the whole thing!!!   A massive sinkhole opened up Wednesday in the southern city of Shenzhen, wreaking havoc at a residential compound and killing … Continue reading

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Harbin in Heilongjiang province, China. 16th August 2012

Two people were killed and a baby girl was rescued from a gaping sinkhole on Tuesday after an urban road suddenly collapsed in China’s northeast. According to the Chinese news agency Xinhua News, a section of a road in the city of … Continue reading

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Canyon County, Idaho. July 14th, 2012

Very sad one, gophers are a menace. If you’ve ever driven a country road, take pause: New photos released by the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office show a sinkhole that killed a Melba woman in mid-July. Officials at the time said … Continue reading

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Tabiona, Utah. July 14th, 2011

A 15-year-old girl died after heavy rains caused a huge sinkhole to open on a Utah highway, swallowing one vehicle and causing her father’s SUV to careen off the road. Authorities said the crash that killed Justine Barneck and injured … Continue reading

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Lyman County, South Dakota. June 21st, 2011.

Two die in huge, deadly sinkhole. It doesn’t look like it should be real. But it happened Tuesday morning in Lyman County. Heavy rains triggering a sinkhole which swallowed two vehicles and ended up claiming two lives. All of it … Continue reading

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