VIDEO: Officials identify vehicle involved in spill of ‘presumed human waste’

Published: Sep. 12, 2023 at 8:54 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2023 at 1:02 PM EDT
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LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTVG) - Officials in Lake Township have a identified the vehicle responsible for a spill of “presumed human waste” on State Route 795 after asking for the public’s help on Tuesday. They have passed the information along to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

According to a press release from the Lake Township Fire Department, the spill occurred early Tuesday morning. Crews with the Lake Township police discovered the spill around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The Lake Township Fire Department responded to the scene and contacted the Ohio EPA. Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation cleaned the roadway. The Lake Township Fire Department worked with ODOT to track the vehicle. The vehicle was last seen on an ODOT camera headed west on Alexis Road in Toledo.

According to the Ohio EPA, there is no threat to the safety of the public and there is no ongoing risk. Anyone with information regarding the spill is urged to contact the Lake Township Fire Department at or call 419-837-4026.

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