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May 20, 2013 2:15 PM

U.S. Highway 59 West of Beeville Closed for Gas Leak

BEEVILLE - The Texas Department of Transportation has closed U.S. Highway 59 west of Beeville as crews work to repair a ruptured gas line.

The area is between FM 351 and FM 673. The stretch of highway will remain closed for about 5 hours due to a digger truck that hit the 2.5 inch gas line.

Officials say the immediate area has been evacuated and power is out in the area.

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