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ISP believes fatigued driver the cause of single vehicle accident on I-70 in Putnam County

The accident happened around 1:45 a.m. near the 45 mile marker in the westbound lanes of I-70.

Posted: Nov 21, 2017 9:07 AM

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Indiana State Police believes a fatigued driver was the cause of an early morning crash on Interstate 70 in Putnam County.

The accident happened around 1:45 a.m. near the 45 mile marker in the westbound lanes of I-70.

ISP reports a semi driven by a 20-year old from Michigan veered into the median and hit several trees. Troopers believe the driver fell asleep before losing control of the semi.

The driver was taken to Putnam County Hospital for a leg injury.

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