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Mother, daughter die in submerged vehicle

Mother, daughter die in submerged vehicle

DULARGE, La. (AP) — State police say a 31-year-old Theriot woman and her 3-year-old daughter died when their vehicle overturned into a canal off La. Highway 315 south of Falgout Canal Road in Terrebonne Parish.

Trooper Evan Harrell identified the victims as Ashley Worrell and her daughter, Delaney Lirette.
Harrell says Worrell was northbound Highway shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday when her SUV went off the road, into a canal and overturned.

Harrell says volunteer firefighters pulled Worrell and her daughter from the submerged vehicle, and Worrell was pronounced dead on the scene by the Terrebonne Parish Coroner's Office. Her daughter was taken to Terrebonne 

General Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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