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Gas leak prompts road closure in Smithfield

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes after a gas leak in Smithfield forced the closure of a portion of Douglas Pike (Route 7) late Tuesday morning.

The roadway is currently closed between Maureen Drive and Whipple Road, according to police.

Police expect the closure will last for several hours.

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