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Driver Unhurt in I-85 Accident

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DURHAM — Troopers say an Atlanta truck driver islucky to be alive, yet the man walked away from a serious accident withjust a scratch.

Donald Williams, 51, of Atlanta was driving on Interstate 85 in DurhamCounty Sunday when his tractor-trailer plowed through a guard rail, wentdown an embankment and plunged into Falls Lake. Troopers say the man fellasleep behind the wheel.

Williams walked away from the wreckage with only a scratch, but he ischarged with careless and wreckless driving

This is the third serious accident on that stretch of I-85 in the pastfew months.Trooper Lou Hawley says it comes with the territory.

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