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Cars collide when driver falls asleep

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Dougherty County Police Department reports that two men were involved in a wreck when their cars collided after one of the fell asleep driving, shortly after 7:00AM today.

Jeffrey Brown, driving a 2004 Dodge Caliber, was traveling north on Moultrie Road, when he turned right on Pecan Lane.

Thomas Williams, driving a 2007 Chrysler Sebring, fell asleep behind the wheel, and struck the rear of Brown’s car. Both vehicles overturned.

Williams was taken to Phoebe Putney with minor injuries. He was then cited with following too closely.

Brown is okay.

Both lanes of 133 were blocked for a few minutes. The northbound lane was blocked for about an hour. Both lanes are now back open.

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