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Weaver Brother Truck Rollover Dalton Mi 290

Location
Mile 290 Dalton Highway
Time/Date
The incident occurred at 7:45 AM on August 7, 2008. Weather Brothers Inc. (Weaver Brothers) reported the incident to ADEC at 8:15 AM on August 8, 2008.
Spill Id
08399922002
Product/ Quantity
The PRP estimated 500 gallons of mineral oil was spilled on the roadway embankment and ditch soil.
Cause
A northbound 10,500-gallon mobile tanker hauling 8,400 gallons of mineral oil for a North Slope contractor swerved to avoid a moose, which caused the driver to lose control and depart the highway. This resulted in the tanker landing on its side with a breached cargo tank.

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