Leroy Township resident, 17, falls asleep at the wheel causes head on-collision on Vrooman Road

LEROY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Around 7:15 a.m. Thursday the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a head-on collision on Vrooman Road in Leroy Township.

After an investigation of the accident, police learned that a 17-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel and traveled left of center in his Ford Taurus. The Taurus collided with a Mitsubishi Endeavor. Chardon resident Benjamin Yarger, 27, was driving the Endeavor.  

Both vehicles sustained front-end damage and were towed from the scene of the accident.

Police say both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. No major injuries were reported/

The 17-year-old driver was cited for the accident. 

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