WATCH: That new KFC is getting closer in Middletown. Here’s what they did with the old one.

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A new restaurant will be built at the same location

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Demolition work is underway at the new KFC that will be built at 2211 N. Verity Parkway in Middletown on the site of one that closed there early last year.

Above, watch video of the work being done this morning on the site.

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The new restaurant will allow customers who once patronized the North Verity Parkway KFC a closer location than the one that is five miles away at 3361 Towne Blvd.

Here’s how it looked before the demolition:

The KFC at 2211 N. Verity Parkway in Middletown closed in January 2017 but will be demolished. RGT Management Inc. said it would rebuild the restaurant later and open it later this year. RICK MCCRABB/STAFF
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The KFC at 2211 N. Verity Parkway in Middletown closed in January 2017 but will be demolished. RGT Management Inc. said it would rebuild the restaurant later and open it later this year. RICK MCCRABB/STAFF