Rutland man falls asleep, totals carFebruary 19,2013CLARENDON — Police said a Rutland man was asleep at the wheel when he totaled his car Sunday afternoon.
Around 2 p.m., police responded to a crash on Route 133 and found Joel Knight, 24, was asleep when he crossed the center line, entered a ditch and struck a tree in his silver 2007 Honda Accord, police said.
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