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50 tons of salt spilled but no injuries reported for Ellington Twp. semi overturn

By Arica Frisbey of Sanilac Broadcasting

No injuries were reported following a traffic accident in Ellington Township on Tuesday, September 13, that saw a semi-truck overturn while traveling on Deckerville Road.

The 2016 Kenworth semi truck was being driven east around 3:16 p.m. by a 29-year-old Pinconning man and carrying 50 tons of salt between the two trailers, when a white pickup truck heading west entered the semi’s lane. The semi driver attempted to avoid the pickup by swerving, but instead, the vehicle lost control as the rear trailer jack-knifed. The semi truck entered the south ditch and overturned, losing its cargo as the pickup truck continued on.

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The Tuscola Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information on the white pickup truck to please contact Deputy Ryan Herford by emailing him at rherford@tuscolacounty.org or submitting a tip via the form on their website, tuscolacounty.org/sheriff.

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