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Propane Truck Overturned, Leaking in Waldorf

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC)- A propane truck overturned and began leaking on Bensville Road near Carrie Court in Waldorf shortly after 9:30 a.m., causing the roadway to be closed between Route 228 and Zoll Lane.

No injuries have been reported but residents of Valley Drive, Sedgeland Court, Carrie Court, Shannon Drive, Poplar Court and Paperbirch Court are being evacuated, according to Charles County emergency services spokesperson Lt. Beth Campbell.

The truck was carrying up to 2,000 pound of propane, and emergency personnel are still knocking on doors within a half-mile radius trying to get residents to safety.

This story will be updated.

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