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Tanker Truck Accident Shuts Down N.C. 268

SHELBY -An overturned tanker truck has closed a portion of N.C. 268 near Lenoir in Caldwell County.

The tanker truck was traveling on N.C. 268 near Yadkin River Road when it flipped and spilled kerosene. The road is currently closed in both directions but is expected to re-open at 3 p.m. after emergency crews clear the scene.

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2/19/2018 7:49 AM

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