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Avondale woman killed in single-car crash

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Avondale, La. - A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Avondale Saturday afternoon.

Just after 12:30 p.m., officers responded to an accident in the 500 block of South Jamie Boulevard. Investigators said the driver of a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, identified as Gail Grear, 60, of Avondale, was traveling southbound on Jamie Boulevard when she apparently left the roadway and struck a tree.

A witness reported seeing the Jeep veer off the roadway before the accident.    

The victim was taken West Jefferson General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. According to doctors, Grear's injuries were minor, indicating she may have experienced some type of medical problem prior to the crash. 

An autopsy will be conducted by the Jefferson Parish Coroners Office.  

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