A rural Leavenworth man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle overturned Wednesday afternoon southwest of Lansing, according to a Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office report.

A rural Leavenworth man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle overturned Wednesday afternoon southwest of Lansing, according to a Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office report.

The crash was reported at 3:28 p.m. north of Fairmount Road on 187th Street.

It's believed the 53-year-old man fell asleep while he was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix. The car went off the road and overturned.

The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, had to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighters, according to the report.

He was transported by Leavenworth County EMS to Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital.