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Man injured in crash with semi after falling asleep on I-182

PASCO, Wash. - One person was injured when a semi-truck crashed into car whose driver fell asleep at the wheel on I-182 Tuesday afternoon. 

Troopers say Florida resident Richard Zeman, 51, was eastbound on the freeway when he crossed into westbound lanes at milepost 13 around 3:30 p.m. 

He was injured when his 1999 Dodge Durango was struck by a westbound semi, totaling the car. The driver of the semi was not injured

Zeman was transported to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland for treatment, according the Washington State Patrol. The extent of his injuries were not released. 

Zeman is being cited for negligent driving. 


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