WATCH LIVE: Corvettes Pulled from Sinkhole at Museum in Ky.

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

UPDATE: Mon 11:27 AM, March 3, 2014

The eight Corvettes that were swallowed by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum last month will be pulled from the hole Monday.

The sinkhole destroyed a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from General Motors, a 2009 ZR1 "Blue Devil" on loan from General Motors. The other six vehicles were Corvettes owned by the National Corvette Museum: 1962 Black Corvette, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, a 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette, a 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette, a 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette, a 2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Wed 10:15 AM, Feb. 12, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- A sinkhole has collapsed part of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, damaging eight cars there but not shutting down the facility.

Bowling Green city spokeswoman Kim Lancaster says the hole opened up at around 5:40 a.m. CST Wednesday, setting off an alarm and a call to the fire department.

The hole is in part of the domed section of the museum, and that area will remain closed. That's an original part of the facility for which construction began in 1992 and was completed in 1994.

Lancaster says information is still being gathered about what exactly happened, but this appears to be the first incident of its kind at the property.

No injuries have been reported.

Click here to read more from the museum's website.



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