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Oil pipeline rupture in Bastrop spills 1,200 barrels of crude

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Authorities say about 50,000 gallons of crude oil spilled after a contractor accidentally cut an underground pipeline near Bastrop.
A spokesman for Magellan Midstream Partners says the contractor was conducting maintenance this morning when he struck a fitting on the longhorn pipeline system, causing the spill.
No one was hurt in the spill.
The company has shut off the pipeline and cleanup has begun at the site.

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