Patrol says trainee fell asleep, overturned semi in Jackson Twp.

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JACKSON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A trainee behind the wheel of a semi fell asleep and flipped over on an exit ramp off of the Ohio Turnpike in Jackson Township Tuesday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. on the exit ramp from the turnpike to I-80 eastbound.

According to Highway Patrol, a trainee was driving and a trainer was also in the rig.

The trainer was hurt and taken to the hospital but is expected to be alright.

The ramp reopened by 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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