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Train hits tanker truck at Havana and Sprague railroad crossing

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A tanker truck was hit by a train at the Sprague and Havana crossing Friday morning A tanker truck was hit by a train at the Sprague and Havana crossing Friday morning
SPOKANE, Wash. - A train is blocking the Havana crossing near Sprague after colliding with a tanker truck Friday morning. 


Officials on scene tell KHQ the truck was trying to beat the train at the crossing when the train pushed the tanker over. The tanker was carrying magnesium chloride and spilled about 1500 gallons into the sewer system. The Spokane Fire Department says it doesn't pose a threat to the public, but they are working to clean it up. 


We are told no one was injured in the collision, but Havana will be blocked from Sprague to Broadway until they are able to clear the truck. 


This is a developing story and we will update you as soon as we receive any additional information. 

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