Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 12 01:35:00 UTC 2012

Not entirely sure it's a typo of some kind or a new formation. Or,
possibly, hectic writing about developing events. But I don't see an
easy fix--"to prevent freeway traffic away from the scene" does not
allow for an easy fix, other than replacing the verb.
> The Oregon Department of Transportation said it closed off-ramp from
> southbound I-205 at Sunnyside Road for more than an hour to prevent
> freeway traffic away from the hectic scene.


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