A sleepy driver crossed the centerline and collided with another vehicle Highway 50 just north of Lefler Drive Monday morning.
According to a Cass County Sheriff’s Office press release, Jess Kirchoff, 38, of Syracuse was driving a white Dodge Ram south on Highway 50 when he fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the centerline and collided with a gray Honda Civic traveling north and driven my Marylyn Mozena, 21, of Weeping Water.
Cass County Emergency Management Agency paramedics and Louisville Fire and Rescue responded to what became a three-vehicle injury accident at the site. A third vehicle was traveling north and tried to avoid colliding with the Dodge but the vehicle spun out and into the ditch causing minor damage to it.
Kirchhoff was issued citation for driving left of center.