40,000 gallons of liquid chocolate spills from tanker, blocking I-40 in Arizona

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (WCMH/WNCN) – A river of molten chocolate blocked an Arizona freeway Monday afternoon after a crash.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened on Interstate 40 east of Flagstaff. 

A tanker carrying 40,000 gallons of liquid chocolate overturned.  The tanker was heated, which kept the chocolate at a temperature of 120 degrees. 

The chocolate was spilled all over the highway, which blocked traffic. 

A worker was spotted in a scene photo releasing a large pipe of flowing chocolate into a roadside gully.

The Department of Public Safety said it will be a ‘sweet cleanup.’

There was no word about injuries in the wreck. 

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