Van Horn Woman Dies After Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Van Horn woman died after falling asleep at the wheel last weekend.

Carol Fitzgerald was driving westbound on U.S. 90 when State Troopers say she nodded off.

Fitzgerald flew into a ditch and rolled.

She was first taken to a hospital in Van Horn, then airlifted to El Paso where she died the next day.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.