2011-08-11 / Police Reports

Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

Zachary W. Tomlinson, 19, of Hustontown, has been charged by McConnellsburg state police with careless driving as a result of a single vehicle accident that occurred August 8 at 5:43 p.m. on Plum Hollow Road east of Smoky Drive. Police report that Tomlinson was driving westbound on the Dublin Township roadway when he fell asleep at the wheel of a 1994 Buick Park Avenue and lost control of the vehicle. The car traveled off the westbound side of the road, striking three trees before it hit a fallen fourth tree and stopped. The driver was belted and escaped injury.

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