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Originally published Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 9:04 AM

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All lanes of east WA 8 blocked after truck crash

The Washington State Patrol says a semi-truck driver fell asleep and crashed into a tree Saturday morning, blocking the eastbound lanes of state Route 8 for hours.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. —

The Washington State Patrol says a semi-truck driver fell asleep and crashed into a tree Saturday morning, blocking the eastbound lanes of state Route 8 for hours.

The Olympian ( http://is.gd/Jw9PZM) reports the driver was not injured in the crash on the Old Olympic Highway. Trooper Guy Gil says he has been cited for second-degree negligent driving.

Gill says the driver admitted to falling asleep at the wheel.

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Information from: The Olympian, http://www.theolympian.com

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