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Fire Burns For Hours After Interstate Crash And Tanker Truck Explosion

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By Paul Johnson

Federal Way, Washington (CNN) - Fire burned for more than 15 hours where a double tanker truck crashed in Washington state. You can see just how high and hot the flames burned at times after Sunday's early morning crash.
The 68-year-old driver of the tanker truck died at the scene; four other people were injured.
Police believe a suspected drunk driver caused the chain-reaction on Interstate 5.
The 21-year-old's Nissan crashed into a barrier in Federal Way, Washington -- just south of Seattle.
That car was hit by another, which was then hit by the tanker truck.
Then came a series of explosions as the truck went off the side of the road, and a tanker fully-loaded with gasoline ignited.
A fire was still burning at the crash scene by Sunday afternoon.


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