Schlock around the block

Now here in Oklahoma, we don’t wait around for giant boulders to take out a roadway. We just turn on the Spigot in the Sky and watch as the ground gives way.

Sinkhole in Blackburn Oklahoma 5/29/19

This happened Wednesday in Blackburn, a town of 100 or so on the Arkansas River in Pawnee County. The driver was apparently in a hurry, and drove around not one but two barricades to get to the sinkhole. Said driver was bruised a bit but will live. The scary part: there was a dog crate in the truck bed, and yes, it contained a dog. (Dog got damp but is otherwise okay.)

This incident should at least get a (Dis)Honorable Mention from the Darwin Awards.

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