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FHP: Driver in wrong-way crash near Disney's Animal Kingdom fell asleep while driving
From the article: "Hester-Villalobos, her husband, Jesse Villalobos, 37, and their 7-year-old son were injured. Eight others traveling on the Disney shuttle were injured... Hester-Villalobos' son told troopers the family had been at Disney all day and his mother fell asleep at the wheel of their Isuzu sport utility vehicle, FHP Sgt. Kim Montes said.... The boy told officials his mom then traveled onto the wrong side of the road and crashed into the bus, Montes said."
2. MAY 15 || KETV 7 OMAHA
Four members of Omaha family killed in rollover crash in Utah
From the article: "Four members of an Omaha family were killed in a rollover crash in Utah, about two hours south of Salt Lake City... A fifth member of the family is in critical condition. Among the dead is a 10-month-old child."
3. JUN 1 || THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC
Police: Driver in Arizona-Mexico bus crash fell asleep
From the article: "The driver of a passenger bus that crashed south of the border in Sonora state with several Arizona passengers on board fell asleep at the wheel and will not face charges for the deadly wreck, according to investigators. Three passengers died in the rollover crash early Tuesday morning ...and a fourth passed away at a hospital, according to the Sonora state police."
4. JUN 10 || WCPO CINCINNATI
Police: Teen driver crashes through used car lot after falling asleep at the wheel
From the article: "Five cars were totaled, and six more were damaged after an Indiana teen fell asleep behind the wheel and drifted into a used car lot, police said."
5. JULY 14 || FOX NEWS
Truck driver pleads guilty in crash that killed five nursing students
From the article: "A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash in Georgia that killed five nursing students last year pleaded guilty Thursday to nine counts, including five counts of first-degree vehicular homicide... A judge sentenced 56-year-old John Wayne Johnson to five years in prison, plus five on probation. He would have faced up to 93 years if convicted at trial."
6. AUG 4 || ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock involved in Portland car crash
From the article: "Modest Mouse lead singer Isaac Brock was cited for careless driving after he crashing into a pickup truck after falling asleep at the wheel in Portland, Oregon, according to police... The frontman reportedly told police he fell asleep at the wheel, but the police department closed the investigation with the citation."
7. SEPT 9 || SANTA ROSA'S PRESS GAZETTE
Milton driver hauling methanol falls asleep, crashes, diesel tanks ignite
From the article: "When Davis fell asleep, the semi struck a crash attenuator and the concrete barrier wall, continuing east along the concrete barrier for approximately 550 feet before coming to a complete stop. At that point, the rig's diesel tanks ruptured and ignited, causing burn damage to the truck, trailer and highway... The tractor trailer sustained approximately $30,000 damage."
8. OCT 1 || ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION
Police: Woman falls asleep at wheel, crashes car through playground
From the article: "Police say the wreck caused over $10,000 in damage to fencing, two jungle gyms, a pergola and landscaping... She's been cited for operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to put people in danger and a marked lanes violation."
9. OCT 14 || ASBURY PARK PRESS
LISTEN: Father's dying words saved mom in fiery crash (includes audeo)
From the article: "Vermont police believed the likeliest reason the car ran off the road was because [victim] Alexander [Romanow] nodded off at the wheel, and not because he suffered from a health condition such as a seizure, as the medical examiner reported Alexander’s organs to be in good health, [the victim's son] Chris said."
10. OCT 23 || 7 NEWS MIAMI
Police reveal truck driver who killed taxi patron was asleep at wheel (includes video)
From the article: "Months after a deadly crash claimed the life of a taxi passenger, police confirmed that the driver at fault had fallen asleep at the wheel."