Driver falls asleep at wheel, crashes on I-70

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CLARK COUNTY, Ill. — A driver told authorities he thinks he fell asleep at the wheel before striking a guardrail on I-70 Sunday night.

According to Illinois State Police, Memphis Lafuria was eastbound on the interstate, near milepost 154 in Clark County, when the truck he was driving veered off the roadway, struck a guardrail and overturned.

He was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Lafuria was cited for improper lane usage.

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