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Officers say driver of 18-wheeler fell asleep just before I-10 crash

Crash on I-10 on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - The driver of an 18-wheeler told officers he briefly fell asleep behind the wheel just before crashing and tipping over the trailer he was hauling along I-10 on Monday morning.

The accident happened on I-10 eastbound near US Hwy. 87, outside of Boerne.

Investigators believe the driver over-corrected after going off the roadway, causing the trailer to tip over. The driver was not hurt; no other vehicles were involved.

The debris was cleared by 7 a.m.

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