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Hanes Mall Boulevard in Winston-Salem reopens after gas leak

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Authorities shut down Hanes Mall Boulevard between Silas Creek Parkway and Interstate 40 East because of a natural gas leak Thursday afternoon.

The gas leak was reported to Winston-Salem police by Piedmont Natural Gas at 3:25 p.m. The scene is now clear.

Winston-Salem police and fire responded to the scene for traffic control.