Woman Falls Asleep Behind Wheel

O'BrienSheriffA Sutherland teen fell asleep behind the wheel damaged her vehicle on Friday, June 12th near Archer.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 6:50 am on Friday, 16-year-old Allyson Sweeney was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sedan westbound on B-40. According to the report, Sweeney crossed the center line and entered the opposite ditch. The Chrysler then collided with a culvert driveway and ramped over it, landed on the opposite of the driveway and eventually came to rest. The driver stated she fell asleep.

The Chrysler received $3500 damage.

Sweeney was taken to the Orange City Hospital by private vehicle.