1 dead after driver falls asleep at the wheel, deputies say

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One person is dead after a driver fell asleep at the wheel and struck another vehicle in Lincoln County Wednesday, authorities say. 

The wreck happened on McMillan Heights Road and Highway 73. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the driver of the truck fell asleep at the wheel while heading home for Thanksgiving and ran into a sedan. 

The driver of the car was killed, according to sheriff's deputies. We are working to confirm others who may have been injured.

No names have been released at this time.