Nearly 300 gallons of paint spill across NC roadway

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte firefighters had to block a busy highway Friday morning after hundreds of gallons of paint were spilled across the road.

Crews responded to the Brookshire Boulevard southbound ramp to Interstate 85 around 8 a.m. after they said nearly 300 gallons of paint spilled across the roadway.

Officials said a large container fell off the back of a flatbed truck while trying to get on I-85 from the Brookshire.

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