Fuel Leak Reported After Fatal Crash Near Moose Pass

first_imgThis is a developing story- updates will be posted as they are made available. ADEC and NRC responders are will continue conduct passive recovery in the creek and lake and work to ensure the fuel and oil released to do not have impacts further downstream. According to the Troopers, Marc Roderick, 46, Anchor Point, was driving his 2007 Kenworth northbound on the highway pulling a trailer with an excavator on it. The vehicle left the snowy roadway and struck a rock wall.  The excavator came forward and crushed the cab of the truck. The Department of Environmental Conservation responded to the accident site and reported the spill at MP 33 of the Seward Highway, near Moose Pass. A semi‐truck hauling a large excavator on a low‐boy trailer went off the road into Moose Creek as a result of the accident.center_img FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska State Troopers reported an unknown quantity of diesel from two 150‐gallon saddle tanks and an unknown amount of engine oil from the semi‐truck that spilled into a creek as a result of a fatal collision on March 13, near Moose Pass. A salvage company was working Friday remove the excavator and the semitruck from the creek, and DEC responders deployed containment boom to prevent the fuel and oil from being washed downstream.last_img