NN police: Accidental death involving propane tank prompts hazmat situation on Harpersville Road

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police said a hazmat situation Friday night on Harpersville Road was an accidental death involving a propane tank.

Police said the road was closed between Robinson Drive and Bruton Avenue until about 9:15 p.m.

Both Newport News police and fire crews were on scene.

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The Newport News Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the incident.

Police did not give additional details.

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