NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A deep sinkhole in Newfane has closed Old Coomer Road between Coomer Road and West Lake Road.

The sinkhole opened up in the center of the Niagara County road and crews unsuccessfully tried to fill it with stone, according to the Newfane Highway Department.

It’s not known how long the repairs will take.

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