Crews work to repair 12-foot sinkhole in North Merrick

NORTH MERRICK - ? All the snow and the freezing temperatures have been rough on the roads and now there is a partial road collapse in Nassau County.

Chopper 12 was over the scene of the 12-foot sinkhole in the middle of an intersection in North Merrick.

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The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. on Williams Street and Meadowbrook Road. Officials say nobody was walking or driving by at the exact time the road collapsed.

Officials say the sinkhole is normal for this time of year because the cold weather contributes to water main breaks.

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