- Associated Press - Saturday, December 12, 2015

GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - A 78-year-old woman died after the truck she was driving plunged into a bayou at Grosse Tete in Iberville Parish.

Authorities told The Advocate (https://bit.ly/1M8cRVe ) that 78-year-old Geneva Jenkins of Rosedale was pulled from the submerged truck Friday by firefighters but she died while being treated for injuries suffered in the wreck.

Capt. Hosea Anderson, of the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office, said an autopsy was planned as investigators tried to determine why Jenkins crashed into the bayou.

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