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Water main break sends car into sinkhole at Burlington Mall

A water main break in the Burlington Mall’s parking lot caused a car to plunge into a sinkhole this afternoon, police said.

The break occurred in front of the Sears store, a mall official said.

A Toyota Camry is teetering over the hole, a police dispatcher said. No injuries have been reported. It is unclear if anyone was inside the vehicle.

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The mall will be closed for the remainder of the day. Burlington public works employees and police will investigate the cause of the break, said Linnea Kelliher, a mall spokeswoman.

Police and mall officials are not sure if the incident was related to the weather.

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