Memphis woman dies when her car goes into Louisiana river
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. — Authorities say a Tennessee woman drowned after she apparently drove her car into the Atchafalaya River in Louisiana.
Three other occupants escaped.
The Advocate reports that 27-year-old Antrineka Wilson of Memphis drowned after the car went into the river around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Martin Parish.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Ginny Higgins said two children and another adult were able to escape from the vehicle and were taken to a hospital in good condition.
Higgins said it appears to have been an accident and she may have accidentally drive down a boat ramp.