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Good Samaritan pulls woman from burning vehicle; driver later dies from injuries

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 9:58am

Despite the best effort of a good Samaritan, a Pineville woman died after she crashed her vehicle.

The Louisiana State Police reports that the crash occurred on Tuesday, May 7 at roughly 7:00 a.m. We’re told Linda T. Jett, 58, lost control of her Honda Accord on I-49.

After crossing the median, Jett's car left the road and crashed into the trees. Her vehicle burst into flames after impact.

A passing motorist stopped and pulled Jett from the vehicle the burning vehicle. She was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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