Saturday, 26 January 2013

Overturned tanker truck spills nearly 5,000 gallons of oil into Keystone Lake | Tulsa World

Overturned tanker truck spills nearly 5,000 gallons of oil into Keystone Lake | Tulsa World: MANNFORD - A tractor-trailer rig hauling crude oil overturned and spilled about 4,800 gallons of its contents into Keystone Lake on Saturday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.


The truck was heading eastbound on the U.S. 412 crossing over the lake when it clipped a car about 9:45 a.m. and fell over onto the crossing's rocky embankment, Lt. George Brown said.

Authorities estimated that about half of its load of 176 barrels, or 9,680 gallons, spilled into the water.

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