Blaine County resident Betty Lucille Hyder, 87, was flown via helicopter to Eastern Idaho Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 16, after suffering a broken foot, ribs and sternum in a car accident on U.S. Highway 20, just west of Carey, Blaine County Sheriff Gene Ramsey said.

     Hyder told sheriff’s deputies she fell asleep at the wheel and drove into the right borrow pit. The car rolled on its side 400 feet off the highway, Ramsey said.

     Hyder was discharged from Eastern Idaho Medical Center on Oct. 18.

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