Columbia County tanker accident spills 30,000 pounds of milk

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ANCRAM, N.Y. (WRGB) - A milk tanker overturned on State Route 82 on Friday, causing 30,000 pounds of milk to spill onto the ground.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the driver, 36-year-old Ronnie Hare of Poughkeepsie, lost control of the tractor-trailer when it went off the right shoulder of the roadway. Deputies say the tractor-trailer then overturned, rolling over two times before coming to rest.

Hare was airlifted to Albany Med with neck, chest and abdomen injuries. There no passengers.

The accident is still under investigation.

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