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Fuel tanker spills 700 gallons of diesel in Pasco County intersection

Bellamy Brothers Boulevard was closed for several hours at Johnston Road as hazmat crews worked to clean up the spill.

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A Pasco County intersection was closed Wednesday after a fuel tanker rolled over, spilling approximately 700 gallons of diesel onto the road, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.

The truck rolled over early Wednesday morning at Bellamy Brothers Boulevard and Johnston Road in the Darby community. Firefighters say the driver was not injured in the crash.

"Hazmat technicians and hazmat cleanup crews are working hard to
offload the remaining fuel from the tanker and mitigate the environmental
impacts of the crash," the Pasco County Fire Rescue wrote in a release.

Bellamy Brothers Boulevard remained closed for several hours as hazmat crews worked to clean up the spill. 

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