Man falls into Brooklyn sinkhole

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August 3, 2010 4:58:25 PM PDT
A man fell into a large sinkhole in Brooklyn.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at Liberty and Schenck Avenues in East New York.

The man fell about 7 feet inside the hole.

He managed to get out and was taken to Brookdale Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The NYPD has shut down the street, and the Department of Transportation is also on the scene.