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Crash on Hwy 70 Leaves One Dead

Posted November 8, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A terrible crash closed down a section of highway 70 in both directions Saturday morning.

Bethesda Fire Department and Hazardous Materials teams are on the scene of the deadly accident. It happened at the intersection of Highway 70 and Leesville Road.

Witnesses said one many was killed after he pulled his pick-up truck out in front of two tractor trailers. Because of a chemical spill from one of the trucks, police are redirecting traffic along Highway 70 to Alexander Road and Miami Boulevard.