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Police: Driver fell asleep in West End crash

A vehicle hit a pedestrian and pole at Central Parkway and Linn Street in the West End Wednesday morning. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines) A vehicle hit a pedestrian and pole at Central Parkway and Linn Street in the West End Wednesday morning. (FOX19 NOW/Jordan Vilines)
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WEST END, OH (FOX19) -

A motorist fell asleep behind the wheel just before a crash in the West End Wednesday morning, according to Cincinnati police and fire officials.

Crews responded to a report of a vehicle into a pole with the motorist trapped inside and a pedestrian struck about 7:15 a.m.

The driver of the vehicle suffered broken bones but is expected to recover, police said at the scene.

The pedestrian, a woman, was walking by when she was injured by the flying debris, they said.

Northbound Central Parkway remains closed.

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