Woman falls asleep, crashes car on I-24 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Woman falls asleep, crashes car on I-24

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LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Tennessee woman was injured in a crash in Lyon County on Saturday morning. It happened on Interstate 24 EB at the 42-mile marker around 8:30 a.m.

According to Kentucky State Police, Janet M. Powell, 66, of Shelbyville, Tenn., fell asleep at the wheel.

Her car went off the right shoulder, crossed a ditch and hit an embankment.

Powell was taken by EMS to the Caldwell County Hospital with a shoulder injury.

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Lyon County EMS, and the Transportation Cabinet's Safe Patrol Division assisted KSP.

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