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Mississippi State Basketball Team Helps Rescue Woman After Her Car Flipped In Crash

Baton Rouge Woman Is Rescued By Mississippi State Basketball Team After Car Accident.

The Mississippi State basketball team came to the aid of a woman whose car flipped on a slippery highway in Baton Rouge on Friday.

Ashley’s SUV skidded across the highway and crashed into a median strip before turning over in front of the team’s bus.

‘She just spun out and went flying off the road. There were multiple tumbles and turns’, Head coach Ben Howland told ESPN.

3beec6ba00000578-4098182-image-a-5_1483829839665The team was on a bus driving down the same highway en route to Baton Rouge for its Saturday game against Louisiana State University when the accident occurred.

Players and coaches witnessed the accident and yelled to stop the bus.

Howland, director of operations Michael Moynihan and strength coach David Deets pried Ashley from the car by opening a back door on the driver’s side.

After being examined by the team’s trainer Ryan Dotson, Ashley did not appear to have serious injuries.

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