PENN HILLS (KDKA) — A sinkhole has prompted Allegheny County Public Works crews to shut down a road in Penn Hills.

According to county officials, the sinkhole is located in the 2800-block of Laketon Road, near the intersection of Crab Hollow Road.

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It is being caused by mine subsidence.

Residents who live in the area will be allowed on the road, but all other traffic will have to find a way around the closure.

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There’s no word on when repairs will be made and the road reopened.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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