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Tanker Explosion

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The crash happened about one o'clock yesterday afternoon near
Bailey.

Clean-up and repair crews say it's taking longer to reopen the
highway than first thought.

The tanker was carrying 85-hundred gallons of gasoline when the
driver lost control on a sharp, left-hand curve and rolled over.

The driver, Jose Herrera of Centennial, was killed.

Authorities say Herrera was driving for Omaha-based Iowa
Tanklines and was headed toward Denver when the accident occurred.

The Colorado Department of Transportation says the highway won't
completely reopen until at least ten p.m. Friday night.


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