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Man killed by Brightline train in Boynton

Utility project workers hit gas main, cause leak in Palm Beach


Crews working on the project to bury utility lines on the northern part of the island caused a gas leak this afternoon when they were moving a line under the road and hit a main line, Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Sean Baker said.

Residents at the very northern tip of Palm Beach, from 1575 N. Ocean Boulevard and north, will be without gas until Florida Public Utilities workers can fix the leak.

The area was not evacuated, but the road was bubbling up from the pressure of the gas, Baker said.



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