La Crescent, MN (KROC AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol says a La Crescent man dozed off Saturday afternoon while driving and crashed into a truck.

The State Patrol says 45-year-old Trevor Nelson was driving on Highway 14 in La Crescent around 2:45 PM when he fell asleep and his car crossed the centerline. The driver of the oncoming truck tried to avoid hitting Nelson’s car but was struck on the passenger side. The truck then went down an embankment and rolled onto its side.

The State Patrol says Nelson and the driver of the truck - 31-year-old Gerry Buchanan of Winnfield, LA - suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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