Driver crashes after falling asleep

Updated: Monday, August 4, 2014
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ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in St. Joseph County say a man has been seriously injured after crashing his vehicle when he fell asleep at the wheel.

The crash happened Sunday on Colon Road west of Deno Road.

Investigators say that 18-year-old Joshua Shank of Coldwater was eastbound on Colon Road when he fell asleep and drifted over the center line.

Shank overcorrected after realizing what was happening and drove off the left side of the road, overturning his car.

Shank was seriously injured and taken to the hospital.

 

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