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posted: 9/5/2012 9:11 AM

Loaded fuel tanker crashes in Wisconsin, 1 dead

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TOWNSHIP OF RICHFIELD, Wis. -- One person has died in a fuel tanker crash in Wood County.

Sheriff's officials say the Kwik Trip tanker had a full load of fuel when the driver lost control on a curve in the Township of Richfield early Wednesday and rolled over in a ditch along county Highway A.

Authorities say a minimal amount of fuel was spilled. Kwik Trip is loading the fuel to another tanker. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been notified of the spill.

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