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Sludge spill closes Dedeaux Rd. in Gulfport

GULFPORT - Police Chief Alan Weatherford said a section of Dedeaux Rd. is closed for cleanup of a sludge spill. Weatherford, about 8:40 a.m., said a truck owned by W.C. Fore Trucking Inc. spilled a mile long stretch of sludge. Dedeaux is closed from Latimer to Lorraine Rd.

A motorcycle crashed in the middle of the sludge. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that did not appear life-threatening.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Saturday’s editions.