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Car stuck in sinkhole in south-central El Paso, one person safely gets out

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UPDATE: Water Utility crews have removed the car from the sinkhole.

UPDATE (4:50 p.m.): According to El Paso Water Utilities, there was an 8-inch water main break. Crews are working on repairs, meaning residents in the area may be without water for some time.

An EPWU spokesperson says the hole will be temporarily filled until it can be permanently repaved.

UPDATE (3:51 p.m.): El Paso Fire Department has handed the scene over to El Paso Water. Crews are returning to the station

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A person was caught in a sinkhole inside a car in south-central El Paso Tuesday.

It happened in the 700 block of Feliz Place just before 3 p.m.

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