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Report: AT&T refusing to pay for car damaged by flying manhole cover

Posted at 7:15 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 19:15:09-04

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — A manhole cover blew off a Canton street and damaged a driver's vehicle, according to News 5's media partners at the Akron Beacon Journal.

David Hohman and his family were driving on South Main Street on August 6 when the manhole flipped onto their Volkswagen Tiguan.

Hohman was driving with his wife and 3-month-old son at the time. No one was injured.

The manhole is owned by AT&T.

According to Hohman, the company is refusing to fix the damage done to his SUV.

He said he was working with his insurance company and is considering legal action.

To read the Akron Beacon Journal's full story, click here.