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A gasoline tanker truck overturned Thursday afternoon just outside of Heber forcing the Department of Public Safety to shut down a 45-mile stretch of Highway 260 between Star Valley and Heber. The 7,700-gallon spill closed the road for 12 hours while Hazmat teams worked to clean up the diesel fuel.

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Crash closes Hwy. 260 for 12 hours

A 45-mile stretch of State Route 260 was closed Thursday afternoon for more than 12 hours after a fuel tanker crashed, spilling gasoline everywhere. Authorities closed the highway from Star Valley to Heber at about 11 a.m. when the tanker crashed 10 miles west of Heber, spewing 7,700 gallons of diesel fuel onto the roadway, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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