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Chemical Spill on US 287

US 287 between Childress and Memphis is closed due to a chemical spill caused by an overturned truck.
UPDATE 1:42 P.M. -- The wreck happened on US 287 at mile marker 212, 4 miles north of Estelline. 

1650 gallons of a toxic/flammable liquid was spilled in the median. 
CHILDRESS 9:04 A.M. -- US 287 between Childress and Memphis is closed due to a chemical spill caused by an overturned truck.

TxDOT is  using SH 256 (east) and US 83 (north) as the detour and department personnel are stationed accordingly.

A hazmat cleanup crew has been deployed from the Dallas/Ft. Worth and are on the scene. TxDOT will continue to manage the detour until the area is cleaned and secure.

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