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Mount Pleasant driver falls asleep behind wheel, strikes tree

While the driver was uninjured, the 20-year-old female passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment, police say.
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MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — A Mount Pleasant woman was transported to McLaren Hospital on Sunday after the driver of the vehicle she was in fell asleep at the wheel.

Police say the incident happened around 2:42 p.m. on 30th Avenue in Millbrook Township. A 21-year-old Mount Pleasant man was driving when he fell asleep, drove off the road and struck a tree, police say. 

While the driver was uninjured, the 20-year-old female passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

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