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Water main break causes road collapse in south Kansas City

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Posted at 4:44 AM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-13 06:34:35-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A water main break caused 79th Street at Holmes Road in Kansas City, Missouri, to be blocked early Wednesday morning.

Workers on scene said a 16-inch main broke and the road partially collapsed as a result.

More water company employees were called in to make repairs.

As of 5:30 a.m., no customers were affected by the break.