Police: Woman hits truck after falling asleep

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COEYMANS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A woman was taken to the hospital after police say she fell asleep and hit a truck on Route 32 Monday morning. 

Police say when they arrived on scene, the truck, which contained food items, was fully engulfed in fire. The driver of the truck was able to safely exit.

The woman was operating a 2010 Honda Accord that suffered major front end damage in the crash. She was transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

She was issued a ticket for failure to use designated lane and is due in court at a later date.

The road was closed for several hours as crews cleaned up the debris from the crash.

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