Lake Providence woman killed in Richland Parish crash

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DELHI, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Louisiana State Police say a Lake Providence woman died in a single vehicle crash just north of Delhi Monday, May 3, 2021.

According to police, Reta Lyons, 56, was driving north in a ’99 Lincoln Town Car on Louisiana Highway 17. The information gathered from the initial investigation leads officers to believe Lyons was trying to pass another vehicle and drove into a ditch. Officers say the car then hit a utility pole.

Police say Lyons was airlifted to a local hospital with serious injures where she later died from those injuries.

Investigators say a routine toxicology sample was taken and will analyzed and this crash is still under investigation.

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