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Gas leak closes Illinois Avenue in Maumee

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MAUMEE, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A gas leak has shut down a portion of Illinois Avenue in Maumee.

The leak is near the intersection of Illinois Avenue and Ford Street. That intersection is closed.

Officials say a car hit an above ground gas regulator, damaging pipes.

Columbia Gas crews are on scene working to make repairs and hope to have the area open in two hours just before rush hour.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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