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DEC Actively Investigating Fish Kill In Tioughnioga River


The New York State DEC tells us they’re investigating a fish kill in the Tioughnioga River.

The DEC tells us they received reports on June 17 of a fish kill and is actively investigating the extent and possible connection to the tractor trailer rollover last week.

A tractor trailer last Wednesday, (June 15) rolled over on I81 Northbound between exits 10 and 11 on a bridge overpass directly over the river dumping pesticides and cooking oil.

The truck driver, 47 year old Alexandr Gorski of Philadelphia, PA was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

This is a developing story and we’ll have more information as it becomes available.

Photo Courtesy of the NYS Police

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