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NZ woman drives for miles asleep at the wheel

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A New Zealand woman drove for hundreds of kilometres (miles) while asleep at the wheel, sending texts from her mobile phone along the way, police said Wednesday. 

Cars and people make their way up and down Auckland's Queen Street on July 1, 2003. A New Zealand woman drove for hundreds of kilometres (miles) while asleep at the wheel, sending texts from her mobile phone along the way, police said Wednesday.

Police said they received an emergency call just after midnight Wednesday from a friend concerned the woman had gone out in her car after taking sleeping medication.

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