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1 Dead in Tanker Accident in Elizabeth

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

One person is dead after a fiery crash involving a car and a tanker truck in Elizabeth.

Routes 1 and 9 remain closed in the area of the Bayway Circle while officials investigate the crash and crews clean up the hazardous material spill.

Firefighters used foam to smother the flames.

Police say residents of about a dozen homes who were evacuated as a precaution have been allowed to return.

The person who died was in the car. That person's name has not been released.

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