Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes in Martin County

(MARTIN CO.) – Earlier this morning, Indiana State Trooper Andrew Beaver responded to US 231 near Abel Lane in Martin County for a minor injury accident.

According to Troop Beaver, 30-year-old Anthony McAtee, of Lynville, fell asleep behind the wheel and drove his GMC pickup down an embankment and struck another embankment head-on resulting in extensive damage to his vehicle.
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McAtee was treated at the scene for minor injuries to his leg but refused additional medical treatment.
McAtee was cited on a misdemeanor charge of driving while his driver’s license was suspended with a prior conviction.