Construction Crew Hits Gas Line, Causes Leak Overnight In Rochester

ROCHESTER (KDKA) — Crews spent the overnight hours making repairs to a ruptured gas line in Beaver County.

Emergency officials say the line began to leak when a construction crew accidentally hit the buried natural gas line along Virginia Avenue in Rochester around 12:30 a.m.

The leak caused there to be a strong smell of gas in the area.

Crews shut down the line in order to make those repairs.

A nearby gas station was also closed as a precaution.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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