Drowsy driving blamed for crash in Greene County

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GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Authorities say drowsy driving is the cause of a crash in Greene County.

It happened just after 6 a.m. Monday on Selma Jamestown Road near Gravel Pit Road, south of US-42.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a driver fell asleep behind the wheel and ran off the road, hitting a utility pole.

Medics took the man driving the car to Miami Valley Hospital-Jamestown with reported non-life threatening injuries.

The crash damaged a utility pole and knocked out power to the surrounding area. DP&L was called to the scene to repair the pole and restore power.

Troopers shut down the northbound lane of Selma Jamestown Road at the scene of the crash. Northbound vehicles were allowed to go around the crash scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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