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Driver Falls Asleep, Flips Car On Beltline

Posted June 21, 2004 8:02 a.m. EDT

— A car ended up on its roof on the Raleigh beltline near Lake Boone Trail late Sunday.

Police say the driver fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of her 2-door Eclipse convertible.The wreck blocked all lanes on the outer Beltline for about an hour.

The driver was not injured, but a dog in the vehicle suffered a few scratches. Firefighters tried to comfort him at the scene.