JEFFERSON, N.H. (AP) – Investigators say a New Hampshire state trooper nodded off at the wheel before running into two bicyclists along the road in Jefferson, N.H. this week.

Sgt. Todd Cohen was escorting a wide load on Route 115 on Thursday, when he drifted off the road and hit a father and son from Orono, Maine, from behind.

He had been leading the truck about 133 miles from the state line in Salem and was headed to Gorham.

Fifty-seven-year-old David Clement and his 25-year-old son, Timothy Clement, are in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The hospital said David Clement was in serious condition Friday. Timothy Clement was in satisfactory condition.

AP-ES-09-20-08 0922EDT

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