US 101 blocked south of Forks after rollover crash, hundreds of gallons of fuel spilled

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that up to 30 gallons of diesel fuel spilled. WSP had originally said that 200-300 gallons of fuel had spilled.

A rollover crash fully blocked US Highway 101 south of Forks on Wednesday. Crews were also working to clean up diesel that spilled.

Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Katherine Weatherwax posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, about the crash at 9:25 a.m.

Weatherwax said US 101 was fully blocked at milepost 177 in Jefferson County after a trailer hauling an excavator rolled over.

She said to expect an extended closure. There was no estimated time for reopening.

Crews were also notified that up to 30 gallons of diesel had spilled.


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