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Early Morning Crash On I81 Sends One to Hospital


New York State Police at Homer responded to a tractor trailer crash around 4:15 this morning in the Town of Lapeer near the 42 mile marker.

The tractor trailer ended up crashing into a ditch alongside the highway. The trailer was empty at the time of the crash. The fuel tank to the truck was also ruptured and spilled nearly 60 gallons of fuel.

Image via New York State Police

The driver of the tractor trailer, a 56 year old man from Brooklyn, was transported to Wilson Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

State Police say members of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit responded to the scene along with New York DEC spill response. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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