Sinkhole Opens in Middle of 7th Street, Traffic Currently Closed Off

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Eloisa Rodriguez

A northwest D.C. street is closed after a sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street. 

 The 4800 block of 7th Street NW is closed between Emerson Street and Delafield Place NW.

Pictures from the scene show a police cruiser and crime tape blocking off the hole and cracking pavement. 

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