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Gas leak shuts down main road in Murphysboro

A construction crew working in the area hit a gas line in front of the Huck's convenience store, according to the Murphysboro Police Department. (Source: Rae Daniel/KFVS) A construction crew working in the area hit a gas line in front of the Huck's convenience store, according to the Murphysboro Police Department. (Source: Rae Daniel/KFVS)
Walnut St. from 19th St. to 21 St. is closed until further notice. (Source: Rae Daniel/KFVS) Walnut St. from 19th St. to 21 St. is closed until further notice. (Source: Rae Daniel/KFVS)
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The main road through Murphysboro was blocked off due to a gas leak on Wednesday.

A construction crew working in the area hit a gas line in front of the Huck's convenience store, according to the Murphysboro Police Department.

This is on Walnut Street/149 that runs through town.

Fire officials say 19th - 21st St. have opened back up in Murphysboro. 

Officials say they were able to stop the leak. Crews are now working on repairs.

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