Passenger airlifted after truck rear-ends tractor on US 31

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KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – A tractor hauling tanks of anhydrous ammonia was rear-ended by a truck Friday afternoon on U.S. 31, according to 24-Hour News 8’s partners, The Kokomo Tribune.

According to Indiana State Police, the truck rear-ended the tanks. Police said the tanks were carrying volatile farm chemicals, which leaked onto the roadway.

A passenger in the truck was airlifted to a local hospital. ISP said the driver was also injured, but police weren’t sure if the driver was taken to a hospital.

The status of the tractor driver was unknown as of Friday evening. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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