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Dry dilemma: A Poland Springs delivery truck was stuck in a sizable sinkhole in Marine Park for nearly two hours on Oct. 20.
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A delivery truck got stuck in a Marine Park sinkhole for nearly two hours on Oct. 20.

The Poland Springs truck was trapped on East 34th Street, between Avenues S and T, at 12:48 pm when its left front wheel fell into a sinkhole that opened in the street.

Firefighters from Engine 309 deliberated how to remove the truck from the sizable sinkhole — four feet wide and nearly 6 feet deep — for more than an hour and a half before finally freeing the vehicle at 2:27 pm, said a fire department spokesman.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at vogle@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4507. Follow her attwitter.com/oglevanessa.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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