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Oil spill closes 1 lane of I-85 in Dinwiddie Co.

Monday - 8/27/2012, 10:45am  ET

PETERSBURG, Va. - One lane of Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County is closed due an oil spill.

Virginia State Police say a pallet of chainsaw oil came off a southbound flatbed truck near the 64 mile marker shortly after 4 a.m. Monday.

State police charged the driver, 62-year-old Earl Baskfield of Prince George County, with failure to properly secure his load.

The left southbound lane remains closed while the spilled oil is cleaned up.


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