Orange County firefighters Lt. Byron Rhodes, left, and Dustin Pierce disconnect the battery of an overturned molasses tanker truck on State Road 408 near East Colonial Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004. Orange County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Tom Wheeler estimated that 20 percent-40 percent of the molasses leaked out of the 8,000-gallon tanker. Eastbound 408 was closed for several hours after the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m.
Joe Kaleita, Orlando Sentinel
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