Fatigue a factor in Steuben County crash

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Tyler Parr’s red 1997 Dodge Ram, provided by Steuben County Sheriff’s Department.

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) An Angola man struck a tree in a head-on collision Tuesday morning.

According to a news release from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to Division Road between 600 E and 700 E at 5:54 a.m. on report of a vehicle crash. Deputies found a red 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck off the roadway to the south, having struck two trees. The second tree was hit head on.

The driver was identified as Tyler Parr of Angola.

Parr was treated at the scene and later taken by family for medical treatment. Alcohol was not involved. Officers say Parr told them he was tired and that may have contributed to the crash.

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