80-year-old woman killed in accident near Amite

80-year-old woman killed in accident near Amite

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident that took the life of an 80-year-old Kentwood woman.

The accident occurred Sunday shortly after 11:00 a.m. on LA 1061 near the intersection of LA 1054. The victim has been identified as Patricia Gill.

Police say that Gill was traveling south on LA 1061 when for unknown reasons, she lost control of her car and drifted off the left side of the roadway prior to striking a tree.

She was transported the North Oaks Regional Medical Center where she died due to her injuries.

Troopers said that Gill was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash. Police do not believe that she was impaired, but blood samples were submitted for toxicology analysis.

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