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      Sinkhole swallows up eight classics at Corvette Museum

      A sinkhole swallowed up eight classic Corvette's at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

      A sinkhole swallowed up eight classic Corvette's at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

      According to a press release from the Museum, the cars fell into the 30-foot hole that is about 40 feet wide.

      Museum officials were alerted to the sinkhole after motion detectors went off in the museum around 5:45 a.m.

      The cars that were affected include a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder, a 2009 ZR-1 "Blue Devil," a 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 and a 2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette.

      The museum reports none of the cars were on loan from individuals, but the first two listed were on loan from General Motors.

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