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Fertilizer truck driver in critical condition after overturning in Guntersville

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GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A fertilizer truck overturned on Warrenton Road in Guntersville near the Blount County line at about 7 a.m. Friday.

The driver was in critical condition.

Officials said the truck started to leak diesel.

The truck was from a Blount County mining company called Austin Powder. It was carrying a very dangerous chemical compound called ammonium nitrate. The nitrate appeared to be unaffected.

EMA and company officials responded to the scene

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