Overturned tanker truck spills nearly 5K gallons of manure

December 07, 2018 05:38 PM

State Police and sheriff's deputies are investigating a tanker truck that overturned in Wyoming County. 

Investigators say the fully loaded tanker truck overturned after attempting to turn left onto Old State Road around 11 a.m. Friday. 

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When it overturned, the tanker spilled approximately 4,500 gallons of the liquid manure.The manure covered parts of the road and ran down into Pearl Creek.

The DEC and NYSP are investigating the spill and the condition of the truck.

The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office says charges against the driver are possible.  


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