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Tanker Carrying Home Heating Oil Rolls Over On Rt. 6 In Barnstable

BARNSTABLE (CBS) – A tanker truck carrying fuel rolled over on Route 6 in Barnstable Friday afternoon and crashed into the woods.

The tanker was hauling home heating oil, which state police reported to be leaking.

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The Department of Environmental Protection was called in to assess the environmental impact of the spill.

Route 6 Eastbound at Route 132 was closed for a short time. As of 10:15 p.m., one lane of traffic was being allowed past the crash scene.

The driver was reported to have sustained minor injuries.

There was no immediate word on what caused the crash.


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