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Woman falls asleep driving, causes crash on Western Reserve Road

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East Western Reserve Road is open again following a two-vehicle crash between Market Street and Southern Boulevard that sent two people to the hospital around 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

According to Canfield OSP, 34-year-old Shanika Simmons of Youngstown was heading west in a Chevy Malibu on East Western Reserve Road when she fell asleep, went left of center, and hit a Dodge Ram pick-up truck being driven by 59-year-old James Pugh of Georgetown, Pennsylvania.

The stretch of road where the accident took place was temporarily shut down.

Officers told 21 News that both of the victims were taken to St. Elizabeth's main hospital in Youngstown with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Authorities informed that Simmons was cited for left of center. 

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