Authorities say wearing a seat belt might have saved a 41-year-old Alabama woman who was killed when she was thrown from the car in a rollover crash along Interstate 75 in Loudon County.

Jennifer M. Torbert of Pell City, AL, died in the single-vehicle crash, reported at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 80 near Lenoir City, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol incident report.

Torbert was a passenger in a 2008 Nissan Sentra headed north when the Sentra veered into the median and rolled before coming to rest near the southbound lanes.

Fellow passenger Meghan Torbert, 19, of Pell City, AL, was also thrown from the vehicle. She was not wearing a seat belt, either, the report states.

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