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Woman dies after crashing into guardrail on LA 68

9 months 7 hours 25 minutes ago September 26, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 Monday, September 26 2016 September 26, 2016 10:15 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

JACKSON - State Police said a women died after her vehicle crashed off the side of LA 68 Monday afternoon.

Officials said around 2 p.m. on Monday, State Police began to investigate the crash that took the life of 32-year-old Amie McGraw of Jackson. Investigators learned that McGraw was driving southbound on LA 68 when she ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the guardrail which caused her vehicle to become airborne. It would come to rest on its roof in a ravine off to the side of the road.

Both McGraw and the passenger in the vehicle were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash, officials said. McGraw sustained fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the East Feliciana Parish Coroner's Office. McGraw's passenger sustained moderate injuries from the crash. 

Investigators are still unsure what caused McGraw to run the vehicle off the side of the road. Officials said impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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