Massachusetts man rescued after vehicle falls into flooded hidden sinkhole

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Massachusetts man rescued after vehicle falls into flooded hidden sinkhole. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on August 8, 2018.

Public safety officials always say "turn around, don't drown," but this Massachusetts driver didn't get the message.

He plowed his pickup through floodwaters from a water main break, and his vehicle fell into a hidden sinkhole.

The incident occurred Tuesday in Worcester.

The driver managed to climb onto the roof of his truck and waited until rescuers could get him to safety.

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