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Fuel tanker overturns, closes road in Fayetteville

Posted February 4
Updated February 5

Fuel tanker overturns, closes road in Fayetteville

— Murchison Road was closed in both directions Saturday night at Interstate 295 in Fayetteville after a fuel tanker overturned just before 10 p.m. and began leaking.

According to officials, the road remains closed Sunday morning while crews wait for the truck company to remove the fuel-filled tanker.

Fayetteville Fire Chief Benjamin Major said the tanker was carrying about 8,800 gallons of gasoline.

The driver of the truck was cited for taking the turn too quickly.

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