TAMPA, Fla. -

A mother was ejected from her car and killed in a crash early Monday morning but her 6-month-old daughter only received minor injuries. 

The Florida Highway Patrol says the woman was thrown from her car after she lost control and it overturned several times.

In a press release, Sgt. Steve Gaskins says the child was properly positioned in the car seat. She was taken to Tampa General Hospital for evaluation.

The names of the woman and child have not been released.