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Driver falls asleep at the wheel

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

Mitchell County, GA (WALB) -  Two people were injured when a driver fell asleep at the wheel on Highway 19 in Mitchell County.

 Traffic was slowed a little before one o'clock Monday afternoon just south of Baconton after Derrick Hall ran off the road and hit a tree.

He and his passenger Jazmine Berry were transported to a hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Hall will be cited for failure to maintain a lane. Berry is cited for a seat belt violation.


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