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Two killed in accident with 18-wheeler hauling jet fuel in Tyrrell County

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Posted at 8:17 PM, Jul 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-30 20:17:41-04

According to WITN, two people have been killed in an accident involving an 18-wheeler hauling jet fuel in Tyrell County on Highway 94.

The road is now shut down due to leaking jet fuel. Nearby residents have been evacuated.

Sheriff Darryl Liverman told WITN that the accident occurred at around 4 p.m. and two people in the car were killed.

They say the 18-wheeler flipped over in the middle of the road. Hazmat crews are on the scene.

Click here for more information on this story on WITN.com.