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Crane falls into sinkhole near Allen Wilson Terrace

Crime and public safety Decatur

Crane falls into sinkhole near Allen Wilson Terrace

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Photo by Jim McKinney, provided to Decaturish


This story has been updated. 

Decatur, GA – Emergency crews responded to a crane that fell over near the Allen Wilson Terrace Apartments in Decatur.

A resident who lives at the complex said the incident occurred on Monday, April 27. The apartment complex is located at 1450 Commerce Drive.

“A crane being used in the repair of a storm drainage line running through Allen Wilson Terrace fell into a sinkhole that had developed over the drainage line,” Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon said.

There were no injuries. Fire Chief Toni Washington said the crane didn’t damage any structures when it fell.

Correction: An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect date. This story has been updated with the correct information. 

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