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Area evacuated after car hits natural gas line on Route 62

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According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a car hit a natural gas line on Route 62 around 10:50 a.m.

Dispatchers say the accident happened about one mile from the Ripley exit.

The driver was turning off the road when she was rear-ended, causing her to hit the gas line.

The line was leaking, but the leak has been stopped.

No injuries were reported.

We are working to bring you more details, keep checking back with us.

The Route 62 was closed temporarily but has been re-opened.