Lanes re-open after spilled coal snarls traffic on northbound I-15 in American Fork
UPDATE: While a few emergency units remain in the vicinity as of about 10:20 a.m., the major impacts to traffic appear to have ended.
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AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Several lanes of northbound I-15 are closed at Pioneer Crossing in American Fork due to a coal spill.
UDOT first tweeted about the incident at 8:47 a.m., and as of 9:15 traffic cameras showed all northbound lanes blocked as clean-up crews work to remove the coal.
A short time later traffic appeared to be moving by in one lane or the road shoulder.
Utah Highway Patrol said the coal fell from a passing truck, but no further details were immediately available.
Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.