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Tanker Truck Overturns, Crews Keep Milk Out Of Nearby Creek

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-30 19:32:28-04

COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Crews in Maury County were able to keep hazardous materials from spilling into a nearby creek after a tanker overturned.

The Maury County Fire Department released photos of the crash that happened Saturday on Leipers Creek Road.

The tanker was carrying milk, which if it had spilled into the creek could have caused serious damage to the wildlife there.

Neither the driver nor his passenger received injuries.