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High Point Police Officer Fell Asleep Before Car Crash

11:33 PM, Dec 14, 2013   |    comments
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HIGH POINT, N.C. - A High Point police officer crashed his cruiser after falling asleep at the wheel at the end of his shift Saturday morning. That's according to a High Point Police investigation.

Officer A.D. Dyles crashed his cruiser on U.S. 29/70 South around 6:15 Saturday morning.

Investigators say he veered off the road hitting a guardrail on the bridge over South Main Street. The car caught fire, but police say Dyles was able to escape with a minor hand injury.

Police say he was neither answering a call or in pursuit of another driver at the time of the crash.

An investigation is ongoing.

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