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6,000 Gallons of Liquid Manure Fall Off Truck in Conn.

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    Liquid Manure Falls Off Truck in Ellington

    Around 6,000 gallons of liquid manure fell off a tractor-trailer in Ellington this morning and rolled over into a field along Frog Hollow Road, according to Tolland County 911.

    (Published Tuesday, June 5, 2018)

    Around 6,000 gallons of liquid manure fell off a tractor-trailer in Ellington this morning and rolled over into a field along Frog Hollow Road, according to Tolland County 911.

    They said around 3,000 gallons of manure and 10 to 15 gallons of diesel fuel leaked. Crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the department helped oversee the cleanup efforts.

    State police said the incident happened on Frog Hollow Road, near Crane and Chamberlain roads.

    The road was closed, but has reopened.