Tombstone sinkhole a 'minor setback' for home buyers

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TOMBSTONE – With its network of underground mines, Tombstone experienced another sinkhole on Friday, this one at the site of the city’s first home, built in 1879 along Fremont Street.

Around 5:45 Friday evening when Mary and Michael Berryman pulled into the driveway of the house they’re in the process of purchasing, located at 101 E. Fremont St., the left front tire of the semi truck Michael was driving suddenly sank when the ground collapsed under the weight of the vehicle. Emergency responders were contacted and immediately blocked off First Street to traffic and pedestrians. The truck was pulled out of the driveway with a winch attached to a tow truck.

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