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Highway 167 opens after tanker wreck

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police say that Highway 167 is now open after tanker was hauling approximately 9,600 gallons of propane when it overturned Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened on Ramsey Mountain near Batesville on highway 167.

The wreck caused State Police shut down the highway and evacuated as many as 500 people so fire and haz-mat crews could clear the scene.

Highway 167 was shut down for almost 13 hours.

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