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Hawkeye man crashes into waste water lagoon after falling asleep behind wheel

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -

Police in Fayette County say a man from Hawkeye fell asleep behind the wheel and ended up crashing into a waste water treatment lagoon early this morning.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Steven David Langreck was driving north of St. Lucas when he's accused of falling asleep, and then driving through a roadside ditch, crashing through a fence and coming to a stop in the lagoon. A call regarding the crash came into officers around 12:13 a.m. The car is considered a total loss.

Langreck was not injured in the crash, but he has been charged with failure to maintain control with more charges still possible.

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