Source of gas leak on High Street in Piqua identified, road reopens

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Piqua gas leak on High Street

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @1:22 p.m.

An elderly driver struck two residential gas meters that caused a gas leak in Piqua on Monday.

The gas leak was quickly controlled by Vectren and the road reopened within an hour.

The driver was taken to an area hospital.

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UPDATE @noon

The source of the gas leak has been identified and High Street has reopened.

Further details have not been released.

FIRST REPORT

A gas leak has been reported in the 1200 block of High Street in Piqua.

It is not yet clear what caused the leak.

Emergency dispatch traffic indicated that police may close the road.

We are sending a reporter to the area and will update this story as more information is available.

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