Electrical repairman’s death caused by flash flooding

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PIKE COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – One person has died from the flash flooding that occurred in Pike County overnight. Authorities say County Road 2 collapsed Sunday morning from the flooding just East of New Salem Illinois.

An electrical cooperative repairman died when his vehicle fell into a sinkhole. The sinkhole was 30 feet wide and about 30 feet deep.

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