Woman falls asleep while driving, crashes vehicle

A Trafalgar woman crashed her vehicle and had to be taken to the hospital after she fell asleep at the wheel July 3.Judith Hamilton, 72, was northbound on Clay Lick Road at around 3 p.m. when she fell asleep and ran off the right side of the road, an accident report said.

Her vehicle struck a culvert, then a tree before rolling onto its top, the report by Indiana State Trooper Chris Griggs said.

Hamilton was taken by ambulance to Columbus Regional Hospital, the report said.