Two-Vehicle Accident in Republic Township Leads to Fuel Spill

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Two vehicle accident in Republic townshipMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Marquette County Deputies were called out to a two-vehicle accident yesterday in Republic Township.

Deputies say a westbound Ford pickup truck, driven by a 40-year-old Republic man, disregarded a stop sign and pulled out onto M-95 from River Road into the path of a northbound tractor trailer, driven by a 61-year-old Ashland, WI man.

The tractor trailer’s fuel tank was ruptured in the crash causing a diesel fuel spill on the highway.  The spill was cleaned up by Trimedia Environmental & Engineering.

The driver of the pickup truck refused medical treatment and was cited for failing to stop at the stop sign.  No names have been released.

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