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Sleepy motorist slams into lamp post in Penticton

A sleepy motorist slammed into a street lamp early Monday morning, April 24, 2017, at Warren Avenue and the Channel Parkway in Penticton.
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April 25, 2017 - 11:30 AM

PENTICTON - A Penticton motorist ran into trouble when he failed to stay awake at the wheel yesterday morning.

RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision at Warren Avenue and the Channel Parkway on yesterday, April 24.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says a 32-year-old man driving northbound in a 1992 Pontiac Sun Runner fell asleep around 5 a.m. striking and knocking down a lamp standard.

Police observed no signs of impairment and no injuries were reported.

Wrigglesworth says no charges were laid in the incident.


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