Bradford Township, PA – A truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed on Interstate 80 in Clearfield County early Saturday morning.

41-year-old Jason Rutland of Blackshear, Georgia, hit a ditch and some small trees just before 3 a.m. near the exit for Woodland.

He was towing a flatbed trailer which was loaded with small bricks. The bricks scattered along I-80 and had to be cleaned up by response crews.

Rutland was taken to Penn Highlands Clearfield ER with minor injuries.

Related Stories: