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Tractor trailer accident shuts down part of I-64

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SANDSTONE (WVV) -- Part of I-64 was shut down Saturday afternoon after a tractor trailer jackknifes near mile marker 139.

Both of the truck's fuel tanks ruptured causing a spillage of 150 gallons of diesel fuel. A spill response was initiated by Evergreen Environmental Management.

The accident happened shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday. The truck was heading westbound on I-64. Part of the interstate between Dawson and Sandstone remains closed at this time. Traffic is being rerouted.

No injuries were reported.

Officials say speed and weather played a factor in the accident.

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