DRAME – Morgane Rolland, candidate for Miss Rhône-Alpes 2018, died on Friday in a traffic accident on a road in the Loire. She was 22 years old.
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The family of Ms. France is in mourning. Elected Miss Saint-Etienne and second dauphine of the Miss Loire in 2017, Morgane Rolland was pedaling this Friday afternoon with her friend on a small country road linking Veauchette to Saint-Cyprien in the Loire when she hit a tractor.
According to France Bleu radio, which revealed the first information, the former beauty queen at age 22 would have changed course suddenly, handicapped by a car, the agricultural machine carrying tree trunks. can not then avoid it in time.
The victim, whose identity was confirmed for "TV Magazine" by the Miss France regional committee, went under one of the wheels of the truck. Backed by firefighters, she died on arrival at the Nord Hospital in Saint-Etienne. The accident did not cause another victim.
"When fate steals the life of a 22-year-old girl, we can only be upset by this tragedy," said Sylvie Tellier, the head of the Miss France committee on the Instagram. "Have a good trip to the land of beautiful Morgane angels! Thoughtful thoughts for your parents, your fiance, your family and the Miss Loire committee who have had the chance to share moments of happiness with Morgane."
Passionate about sports, Morgane Rolland has been practicing synchronized nationwide for a long time. After graduation, she wanted to become an EPS teacher. She was also a volunteer firefighter, as can be seen in several snapshots posted to her Instagram account.
Her beauty queen career was completed during the election of Miss Rhones-Alps, the regional committee preferring to nominate Dalida Benaoudia to compete in the Miss France 2018, finally won by Maëva Coucke.