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UPDATE: Tanker truck rolls, leaks gas near St. Paul Park refinery

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A tanker truck rolled near the St. Paul Park refinery Wednesday morning, leaking gasoline into a nearby storm sewer and holding pond and forcing temporary street and railroad closures.


The semitrailer rolled onto its side and leaked gas from the tanker into a storm sewer on St. Paul Park Road near Summit Avenue, according to St. Paul Park police. The truck is owned by St. Paul Park Refinery LLC, which operates the nearby oil refinery.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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