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Crews cleaning spill on Halifax County roads

Posted July 9, 2008 7:29 a.m. EDT
Updated July 9, 2008 7:33 a.m. EDT

— Crews were trying to clean up a flammable liquid off a 15-mile stretch of roads in Halifax County early Wednesday.

Authorities received a call around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday about a tanker truck leaking a liquid. Deputies eventually got the driver to stop on Highway 158.

Authorities found puddles of the the substance throughout Roanoke Rapids and on the highway.