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1 injured after MO driver falls asleep on I-24

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LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

One person was taken to a hospital Saturday after an early morning crash in Lyon County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky State Police, it happened around 4:15 a.m. on Interstate 24.

Police say the 52-year-old driver, Christopher Winn from Kansas City, Missouri, fell asleep.

His Caravan went into the median.

The driver over corrected and the van crossed the eastbound lanes before hitting a guardrail at the 43-mile marker. The van ended up in the ditch.

A passenger was taken by EMS to the Caldwell County hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Lyon County Rescue and the Eddyville Fire Department assisted police at the scene.

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