Iowa Park Woman Dies in One-Car Accident

Published 04/26 2012 06:37PM

Updated 04/26 2012 07:11PM

    An 80-year-old Iowa Park woman is dead after a one-car rollover this afternoon near Rifle Range Road on Highway 287.
    It happened around 3:20.
    State troopers say Virginia Collier Gant was northbound on 287, in the left lane, when she ran off the road into the grassy median ... tried to correct  ... drove across the road ... Went onto the embankment, and the vehicle started rolling. 
   The vehicle rolled through a fence and landed on its top, on the other side of the fence.
    Troopers say Gant and her young  granddaughter were both wearing seatbelts ...
    But Gant died.
Sgt. Toby Catlin
   "It's a lot to deal with cause somebody's losing a family member - and this one, we also have a child involved. The child seems to be okay -- but was still sent to the hospital and checked out."

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