A 43-year old man from Warrensburg was injured in a Johnson County vehicle wreck after reportedly falling asleep.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident 5:45 Saturday morning, on Highway YY east of Hwy. CC.

According to the online crash report, the driver of a 1994 Ford fell asleep, causing the vehicle to travel off the road and strike an embankment.

The driver, of Timothy R. Dempsey, suffered moderate injuries in the wreck. Dempsey was taken to I-70 Medical Center for treatment.

The report indicates the Ford was totaled and towed.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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