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Rick Lord A fatal and fiery wreck in Texas, a super-sized sinkhole in New York, and they got themselves into a sticky situation in Tennessee on this USA Update

May 23, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Texas... a father and son were killed in a fiery 18-wheeler crash in Bowie County. The two were a driving team from New Jersey. The crash happened around 4:30 AM. The 18-wheeler, which was hauling cars, ran off the bridge, fell onto the road below and caught fire. Still no word yet if the driver fell asleep, or possibly suffered some medical condition...

New York... a water main break opens a sinkhole in front of Manhattan's famous Katz's Deli. The 20-foot hole on Houston Street caused a traffic nightmare in an already congested part of town. The street - which has been under construction for years - was turned into a muddy river, and water destroyed five refrigerators and two freezers full of goods at the deli...

Tennessee... duct tape has put Knoxville into the Guinness Book of World Records. The rules required participants to wear at least two pieces of clothing made entirely of duct tape and have a duct tape accessory. And when it was all said and done, a new world record for the most people wearing duct tape in one building was set. And they blew the record away. Thousands showed up; only 750 were needed. And we hope that stuck on this USA Update.


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