A rural Linwood man was taken to the hospital after he fell asleep and crashed in ditch, according to a report from the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office.

A rural Linwood man was taken to the hospital after he fell asleep and crashed in ditch, according to a report from the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office.

The accident was reported at 5:44 a.m. Sunday on Kansas 32 Highway.

The 27-year-old man had been driving west in a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck when he fell asleep, according to the report.

After the accident, he crawled to the roadway. A passerby stopped and called 911.

The driver was transported to the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

The truck is considered a total loss.