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Two injured when dozing driver crashes into utility pole

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Two people were injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 6 east of C.R. 43.

Sean Hershberger, 20, of Syracuse, was driving his vehicle westbound on U.S. 6 at 4:22 p.m. Saturday, May 18, when he fell asleep and the vehicle struck a utility pole on the south side of the road, according to a news release from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

The crash caused extensive damage to the front of the vehicle and two passengers were injured. Hershberger was not injured.

Dustin Meyers, 23, of Pierceton, suffered a broken left femur. Braska Cartwright, 20, also of Pierceton, suffered an injury to her left ankle, neck and back pain, and bruising on her right leg.

No citations were issued at the scene.