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A massive sinkhole formed at the intersection of State Road 35 at the corner of Baseline Road and Dogwood Road in Marion County Florida on June 7, 2020.
The sinkhole took down a large utility pole that holes traffic lights. It also caused a vehicle traveling southbound to crash, with its front end colliding with the cable lines. According to a report from Florida Highway Patrol, the back part of the vehicle was raised off the ground and flipped. This caused serious injuries to the 60-year old Summerfield man who owns the vehicle.
The Emergency Management Division responded to the scene as well as the crew from Duke Energy. According to Marion County Sheriff’s Sgt. Paul Bloom, power supply had been restored in the area and southbound lands of Baseline Road reopened later that morning.
To find out more about nearby sinkholes in Marion County, check this Marion County sinkhole map.