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Fuel truck slams into house after crash in Waterloo, Iowa



WATERLOO, Iowa  – Waterloo officials say a man escaped injury when a fuel tanker slammed into the home where he was sleeping.

Authorities said the tanker truck hit a Waterloo home early Thursday after first being involved in a crash not far from the house.

Firefighters evacuated part of the neighborhood and a hazmat team was called to help with the fuel spill. The truck driver was taken to a hospital after being extricated from the truck.

Officials say the truck driver apparently lost control after hitting a minivan and struck two parked SUVs in the home’s driveway before slamming into the house.

Further details were not immediately available.

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