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Traffic Moving On I-69 Near Flint After Crash

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UPDATE (11:10 a.m.): Traffic is open in both directions.

DAVISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Traffic is moving again on Interstate 69 near Flint after the crash of a truck hauling crude oil closed the roadway.

The Flint Journal reports one lane of eastbound I-69 was back open Friday morning.

The truck crashed Thursday on the snowy expressway in Genesee County's Davison Township, forcing a brief evacuation of homes and businesses. The driver walked away from the crash, but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Officials say the truck was carrying tens of thousands of pounds of crude oil. The crash caused a fire, releasing toxic fumes.

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