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Route 152 near Lavalette in Wayne County back open after accident involving deputy

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UPDATE:

Route 152 near Lavalette in Wayne County has reopened following an accident this morning.

13 News has learned a Wayne County Sheriff's deputy went to the hospital following the accident.  He has minor injuries, according to dispatchers.

Authorities are investigating how his cruiser and  the garbage truck collided.
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ORIGINAL:

Drivers can expect some minor traffic delays on Route 152 near Lavalette in Wayne County. The road is shut down until further notice.

Dispatchers said a car and garbage truck collided around 4 a.m.

The crash caused hydraulic fluid to spill all over the road.  Crews have been called in to clean it up.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to dispatchers.

The liquid should be cleaned up within the next couple hours.