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Battery spill temporarily closes Turnpike exit

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About a dozen car batteries dumped over onto the road near the Ohio Turnpike on Tuesday night, spilling acid near exit 151.

The North Ridgeville Fire Department handled the scene, with assistance from the Elyria Fire Department. The spill was just before the gate to get onto the Turnpike near state Route 10.

Hazmat oil dry buckets were sent over to collect the batteries and clean the spill. The Ohio Department of Transportation directed traffic around the spill.

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