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Truck spills hazardous chemical in Tyler Co.

Updated: Tuesday, January 21 2014, 05:07 PM EST

By: NEWS9
TYLER COUNTY, W.Va. --

A truck transporting a hazardous chemical overturned late Tuesday afternoon near Sistersville.

The crash happened on Route 2 near the intersection of Route 18. Officials said the truck was transporting sodium hydroxide, and an unknown amount of the chemical spilled on the roadway.

Emergency officials said they do not believe any waterways are affected, and there were no reported injuries.

As of 4:40 p.m., traffic was being rerouted. Stay with NEWS9 and WTOV9.com for continuing coverage.

Truck spills hazardous chemical in Tyler Co.


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