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Tractor trailer rollover on Northway

A tractor-trailer carrying 40 thousand pounds of clothing rolled over yesterday at Exit 17 of the Northway in Saratoga County.

State police say the driver of the truck took the curved ramp in the town of Moreau at "an unsafe speed." The accident also ruptured one of the truck's fuel tanks, spilling roughly 30 gallons of diesel.

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According to police, a spill response team from the Department of Environmental Conservation responded to the scene. 

The driver of the truck, 33 year old Victor Lizaro from Perth Amboy, New Jersey, suffered minor injuries in the accident and was transported to Glens Falls Hospital.  

State police say he was given a ticket for driving the tractor-trailer at a speed that was "not  reasonable and prudent."

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