Man falls asleep while driving, causes crash

A Michigan man fell asleep behind the wheel while driving July 3 and caused a crash. 

According to state police, Micah Wolter, 30, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was traveling north on Route 220 in his Ford Focus when he fell asleep, causing his vehicle to cross the center line and impact a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Danielle White, 36, of Unityville. The Cavalier spun as a result of the impact and stuck a traffic sign. 

White had two juvenile passengers in her vehicle. No injuries were reported at the scene. 


State police Montoursville also reported the following incidents:

1:30 p.m. March 12, Police reported that Sarah Stuart, 49, of Cogan Station crashed her vehicle into the bridge on Route 973 at Water Street in Salladasburg Borough. Stuart was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. Charges have been filed. 

May 31 to June 2, Police reported that an unknown actor stole a tractor rear plow blade from the property of Conrad Meilleue, 60, of Muncy. 

4:20 p.m. July 3, Police reported that a vehicle traveling west on Route 54 struck the front of a vehicle parked at Davis Beverage in Clinton Township. The struck vehicle was unoccupied at the time of the crash and was able to be driven from the scene. The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. 

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