Morgan City woman dies near Belle River

Belle River – A 72 -year-old woman was killed near here Wednesday, April 8, when she ran off the road and was ejected when her car rolled over, state police said.

The victim, Shirley Dupuy of Morgan City, was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Dupuy was the sole occupant of the car. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as factors in the incident.

The crash occurred around 2 p.m. Investigators said Dupuy was eastbound on La. 70 when she went off the road to right, over-corrected and ran into the ditch on the opposite side.

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