RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) — Officials said on Thursday afternoon SH 315 was blocked at FM 840 to FM 95 in Rusk County due to a large diesel spill. Travelers were encouraged to take alternate routes.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were also working a fatal crash on CR 3230 at the intersection of CR 3227.

To avoid the area near the diesel spill, officials said to use US 259/79 from Mount Enterprise to Carthage or US 59/84 from Carthage to Mount Enterprise.

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