Driver Survives Scary Crash after Falling Asleep at the Wheel

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BURLESON COUNTY- It was a scary moment for a driver after he fell asleep at the wheel and his truck drove off of Highway 21 and landed in a dry creek bed.

Burleson County Sheriff's Office said it happened around 11:30 Saturday night near County Road 212. The 47-year-old driver was coming from San Antonio and driving to Palestine when he fell asleep.

A Sheriff's deputy on the scene said the driver was lucky to be alive. He was taken to St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan where he was treated for minor injuries.



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