Hurricane Joaquin USA: Man rescued after his truck falls into a sinkhole caused by the road washing away in Spartanburg County, SC

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A man has survived after his truck fell into a sinkhole on a road that got washed away in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

As the man was swept away in his vehicle, he managed to get out and cling to a tree before being saved.

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The truck after having touched the ground about 30ft below the street.
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The road was cut by the river below Hayne and Ethel Roads in Spartanburg. Photo: Thomas Buentello
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The hole is pretty impressive and was triggered by heavy rains in Spartanburg County. Photo: Thomas Buentello
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The road is now closed down. Photo: Thomas Buentello
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Cut in two: A culvert pipe was washed out and the road in that section is gone. Photo: Thomas Buentello

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The truck started to be swept away and finished into some bushes. Photo: Thomas Buentello
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The driver was able to get out and cling to a tree. Photo: Thomas Buentello
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His condition isn’t dramatic… But take care along the US East coast. It will continue to be hit by heavy rains ansd strong winds all this week-end. Photo: Thomas Buentello

Officials in South Carolina say one person has died in street flooding in Spartanburg as the East Coast braces for drenching storms.

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