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Gas spill no longer hazardous

February 24, 2003

Albany - A 76 year-old woman injured when a fuel tanker slammed into her car is improving. Mary Clark, of Pelham, pulled out in front of a tanker truck as she tried to cross Highway 19 near Meigs. The vehicles slammed into each other and rolled into a deep ditch. Hundreds of gallons of gasoline spilled from the tanker driven by Roger Hatcher of Leesburg.

The EPD closed the road to spray a neutralizer on the gas. The road reopen around Monday at midnight. Clark remains at the Archbold Hospital in Thomasville. Hatcher was treated and released with minor injuries. Charges are pending.

Posted at 5:55Pm by kathryn.murchison@walb.com

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