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Woman falls asleep while driving, crashes in east Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A woman was injured when she fell asleep while driving in east Charlotte Saturday morning. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the crash occurred around 2:50 a.m. on East Independence Boulevard and North Wendover Road. 

Shortly after falling asleep behind the wheel, police said the woman ran off the road and then struck a sign. 

The woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

No one else was injured in this wreck. 

Officers have not said whether any charges will be filed. 

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