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Sinkhole swallows Corvettes at museum

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WKRC) -- A sinkhole swallows eight corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

The hole is estimated to be 40 feet across and 25-30 feet deep. Officials at the museum say the received an alert of motion detectors going off just before six a.m.

A structural engineer is now on-site to assess the existing damage. The museum is closed at least for the day

None of the cars affected were on loan from individuals.     

Here's a list of cars affected by the sinkhole:

    1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from General Motors
    2009 ZR1 Blue Devil on loan from General Motors

The other six vehicles were owned by the National Corvette Museum including:

    1962 Black Corvette
    1984 PPG Pace Car
    1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette
    1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette
    2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette
    2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette



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