UPDATE | Officials say the leak has been fixed and the area has been reopened.

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An area near Citrus Park Mall in Tampa has been evacuated after a crash caused a natural gas leak, Hillsborough County deputies said.

The crash happened on Citrus Park Drive on the south side of the malll behind Men's Warehouse.

The area has been evacuated and shut down from Gunn Highway and Citrus Park Drive west to Sheldon Road.

Drivers are urged to use alternate routes.

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