Man dies after driving into sinkhole after flash flooding

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A man is dead after his vehicle plunged into a sinkhole that opened up after flash flooding. It happened just west of Jacksonville in Pike County. Police in East New Salem say the repairman for an electrical cooperative was driving along County Road 2 when his car was swallowed up by the sinkhole, estimated to be 30 feet wide and about 30 feet deep. No names have been released at this time.

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