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Ga. 17 closed between Courthouse Road, Guyton

A crash between a pickup truck and a tanker with a reported explosion has occurred on Ga. 17 at Marlow Road, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

All lanes on Ga. 17 between Courthouse Road and Guyton will be closed until further notice. The tanker remains on fire, according to ECSO's David Ehsanipoor. 

Drivers are being asked by the sheriff's office to avoid Ga. 17 between Courthouse and Guyton. Nearby homes have been evacuated. 

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