Infant survives accident that killed mother

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GREEN RIVER -- A La Sal woman died in a car wreck on U.S. 6 near Green River, but somehow her infant survived.

The Highway Patrol says 32-year-old Miriam Cox fell asleep while she was driving and rolled her car off the road Saturday morning.

Infant survives accident that killed mother

Cox was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. Her baby, who was ejected from the car while in a car seat, survived.

Troopers say the car rolled several times but never over the baby.

The child went to the hospital with head injuries but is expected to survive.

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