Sinkhole near Kansas City swallows pickup

Driver temporarily trapped


Authorities say a sinkhole has swallowed a pickup truck and temporarily trapped its driver near Kansas City. 

The sinkhole opened up Tuesday night in a parking lot in Excelsior Springs, which is about 25 miles northeast of Kansas City. Police say the driver was pulled from the vehicle unharmed. Officials don't know what caused the sinkhole. 

Our sister TV station KSHB in Kansas City posted a video about the incident:

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