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Trooper Reclose Interstate 65

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) - Interstate 65 north and south in Chilton County has again been closed to traffic.

State troopers took the action after another fire broke out from an overturned tanker truck that was carrying unleaded gasoline.

The truck, according to authorities, was filled with 78 hundred pounds of fuel from the Jet Pep company in Holly Pond.

The wreck occurred at about 6:30 a-m at mile marker 224 near the Clanton exit.

The driver suffered minor injuries, but was taken to Shelby Medical Center for observations.

Its unclear when the interstate will reopen and traffic is being rerouted on Highway 31.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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