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Highway Patrol: Man fell asleep behind wheel, crashed into bridge

Posted October 30, 2018 5:49 a.m. EDT
Updated October 30, 2018 5:50 a.m. EDT

Highway Patrol: Man fell asleep behind wheel, crashed into bridge

— A man was not injured in a Tuesday morning crash after troopers say he fell asleep while driving.

According to officials with the N.C. State Highway Patrol, the 18-year-old driver fell asleep while driving on Poole Road near Riverview Road around 1 a.m.

Highway Patrol: Man fell asleep behind wheel, crashed into bridge

His Toyota Camry crashed into a bridge over the Neuse River.

Police say the man, who was not injured in the crash, will face charges.

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