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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - A section of route 661 is closed southof Blackjack Road due to a truck accident which caused a hazardous material to be spilled. According to Dispatcher Hungler of the Ohio State Highway Patrol the road is shut down for 1,000 feet in both directions until further notice. No injuries have been reported from the accident that was called in around 10:45 this morning.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area. An alternate would be to take State Route 13 South from Mount Vernon. 

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