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Hamilton Woman Left With Minor Injuries After Falling Asleep At The Wheel


A Hamilton woman was left with minor injuries after falling asleep behind the wheel Sunday night.

Troop H of the Highway Patrol says 20-year-old Hamilton resident Jessica M. Smalley was driving a 2001 Ford F150 on Missouri Route 5 about three miles north of Milan Sunday night at 9:20 P.M. when she fell asleep and her truck went off the left side of the roadway. Once off road the vehicle struck a ditch and a fence before coming to rest.

Smalley was wearing a set belt at the time but still suffered minor injuries. She was taken by Sullivan County Ambulance to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

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