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Propane truck explodes into massive fireball on NYC highway

Propane truck explodes into massive fireball on NYC highway
The truck was heading west on the expressway near the Junction Blvd. exit in Rego Park just after 12 a.m. when it hit a patch of black ice, authorities said.

when it hit a patch of black ice, authorities said.Several of the tanks exploded when they hit the asphalt, said authorities., authorities said.A flatbed truck carrying hundreds of propane tanks flipped over on the Long Island Expressway in Queens early Tuesday, sparking a massive fireball that could be seen from blocks away.

The truck slid on the ice and flipped, sending propane tanks flying through the air.One of the propane tanks flew off the roadway and hit a parked U.

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