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Tanker Accident Closes Route 8 In Thomaston

THOMASTON, Conn. (AP) _ An oil tanker has overturned on Route 8 North in Thomaston, spilling fuel and forcing the shutdown of the northbound section between exits 39 and 41.

The Republican-American of Waterbury reports ( ) that the state hazardous materials response team was called in Monday to clean up.

The state Department of Transportation says cleanup can take up to 12 hours.
Information from: Republican-American,

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