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Butane Leak Closes Intersection

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The intersection of North Dakota Highway 8 and Highway 23 was closed yesterday when  hazardous materials leaked from a truck.

At around 8 p.m, 51-year-old Kevin Abrahamson of Minot felt a jolt in his truck which was carrying a trailer. The trailer disconnected, overturned and eventually stopped in a nearby ditch.

Law enforcement found a crack in the trailer which caused butane to leak from the trailer.

The intersection has been re-opened.

 

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