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About 5,000 gallons of gas spilled from Yellowstone tanker truck

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Associated Press

West Yellowstone, Mont. (AP) — A tanker truck carrying gasoline capsized in Yellowstone National Park on Friday, spilling an estimated 4,800 gallons (18,200 liters).

Authorities were investigating whether unleaded gas entered local streams.

A truck driver lost control of his rig in an early morning accident on Highway 191, which runs along the west side of the park near the Montana-Wyoming border, park officials said in a statement. Stated.

No injuries were reported, and it was not immediately clear if the creek had entered the Gray Ring, a small channel that flows from the Gallatin Mountains into Hebgen Lake in Montana. His one lane of the

freeway was closed Friday evening due to an ongoing cleaning operation.