A Millinocket man was hurt last night when he was struck by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel.

The accident happened Monday night when Dale Boyington of Millinocket stopped on the interstate near Lincoln to check his tire. State Police told WABI-TV that 24-year-old Trevor Burleigh passed by at that moment and had fallen asleep behind the wheel. His vehicle struck Boyington and kept going.

The 66-year-old victim was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center with unknown injuries. Police caught up with Burleigh, who's charged with leaving the scene of an accident and violation of conditions of release.

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