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Chief: Spill from milk tanker crash contained
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By Brian Graybgray@ themonroetimes.comBRODHEAD - None of the 3,000 gallons of milk or 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled early Saturday after a milk truck crash near the intersection of Wisconsin 11 and 9th Street got into the city's water supply, Brodhead Police Chief Thomas Moczynski said. "We had sand barriers up, which prevented anything from getting into the water supply," Moczynski said, in an interview Monday.A spill recovery team from Loves Park, Ill., dug up the potentially contaminated ground containing the spilled materials, covered it with a tarp and blocked off access to the material. Moczynski said Monday the soil will be tested in the next couple of days to see how much fuel and milk got into the soil and determine if the soil needs to be hauled away.The crash took place at about 4:30 a.m. when a milk truck, driven by Christopher Davis, 41, Verona, left the road, hit a tree and came to rest in a yard adjacent to the road, according to the press release.