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Diesel Fuel Spill Causes Raleigh Traffic Snarl

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RALEIGH — A tractor-trailer jack-knifed at theintersection of Penny and Simpkins Roads in Raleigh spilling more than 200gallons of diesel fuel. The mixture of rain with the fuel has made thatintersection very slick.

Highway Patrol officers are on the scene and Department ofTransportation trucks are spreading sand.

The Highway patrol has blocked off Lake Wheeler and Tryron Roads inorder to divert traffic from the area.

No injuries are reported, but authorities say it has caused a major rush-hour snarl.

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