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Accident and fire closes gas station

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WALPOLE, Mass. -

Police in Walpole, Mass. are investigating a crash, that led to a fire at a Main St. gasoline station.

Security cameras caught an elderly driver hitting a gas pump and a service station attendance Monday morning.

The pump burst into flames.

The attendant was carried about 30 feet.  He suffered significant bruises.

The unidentified 83 year old driver was not hurt.

The Walpole Patch reports the service station is closed, until repairs are made. The paper says it will cost roughly $15,000 to repair the gas pump.

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