Truck Slams into Huntsville Tobacco Store

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville police are investigating a wreck that sent one truck into a building.

At about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, police got a call about a truck leaving the road and hitting Discount Tobacco. The store's located just south of Logan Drive on south Memorial Parkway.

Huntsville fire and HEMSI responded with police.

The driver says he fell asleep and veered off the road, losing control of his truck. The truck hit a light pole, then went into a ditch, sending the vehicle into the air.

The truck then struck a column to one business and then went into the back of Discount Tobacco, causing structural damage to the wall.

The driver was taken to Huntsville Hospital with minor injuries.