Sleepy Driver Veers Off Road

A teen who says she closed her eyes for a minute, while driving, ends up in a ditch.

Emergency workers responded to the reported accident scene at K and 19 road. After searching the area for over thirty minutes,
another call came in saying the actual accident was six miles away at the 2200 block of Highway 6 and 50. When crews arrived at the scene the 17 year old female driver said she believes she fell asleep.
The teen was transported to the hospital and no injuries were reported.

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