I-65 lanes in Lafayette reopen after tanker hauling flammable liquid overturns

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (July 3, 2014) — Interstate 65 in Lafayette reopened Thursday afternoon after a tanker hauling flammable liquid overturned.

Crews responded to the scene around the 177 mile marker just after 10 a.m. The interstate was shut down for several hours.

According to Indiana State Police, the fuel tanker is slowly leaking heptane, a flammable liquid and vapor that can be harmful if swallow or inhaled.

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