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CINCINNATI - A man was standing on a street in Over-the-Rhine Friday afternoon when he fell through a hole in a sidewalk after it collapsed, according to police.

Officials said the man, whose name was not disclosed, was standing in the 200 block of West McMicken Street around 2 p.m. when the sidewalk collapsed and formed a hole.

The man fell through the hole and landed in the basement of building adjacent to the sidewalk.

The fire department was called to the scene and rescued the man from the building. He was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

No other details were released at this time.


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