Tanger Crane

A crane is used to lift a Volkswagen Beetle from the sinkhole at Tanger Outlets early Saturday morning August 11, 2018. A sinkhole opened in the parking lot of the outlet Friday afternoon August 10, 2018.

Vehicles that became stranded in a large sinkhole at Tanger Outlets were removed using a crane early Saturday morning. The vehicles became stranded in the parking lot of Tanger Outlets after a large sinkhole opened around 4:45 p.m Friday.

A worker who was tethered to a tower ladder from Lafayette Fire Company climbed into the sinkhole and connected the cars to the crane.

All vehicles were removed by about 1:15 a.m. Saturday. A fence has been set up closing off the area around the sinkhole.

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​Blaine Shahan is a staff photographer. He can be reached at bshahan@lnpnews.com or (717) 481-8486.