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Driver falls asleep, crashes into building

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A driver lands in the hospital after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel.

According to McCracken County deputies, 19-year-old Sharmelvine of Mayfield was driving her 2002 Ford Escort northbound on Lone Oak Road early Saturday morning when she fell asleep while driving.

Officers say Watson's vehicle crossed the southbound lanes of traffic and went through the parking lot of 2920 Lone Oak Road eventually striking an Allstate Insurance building.

Watson was transported to Western Baptist for non-life threatening injuries.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department was assisted by Lone Oak Fire Dept and Mercy EMS at the scene as well as Hippie's Towing.

No word on Watson's condition.

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