Methane tanker crash vents explosive gas, snarls Mat-Su traffic

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A tanker rollover at mile 179 on the Parks Highway has stalled north and southbound traffic all day. The tanker, carrying 9,000 gallons of liquid methane, is currently venting the gas and emergency personnel have secured the area.

Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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