Woman seriously injured in accident

Published 12:01 am Friday, November 16, 2012

VIDALIA — A Vidalia woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a vehicle crash on U.S. 84.

Tanya Lynn LaPrairie, 29, was driving east on U.S. 84 just past Louisiana 129 when she lost control of her vehicle and exited to the right side of the roadway, a Louisiana State Police spokesman said.

She reportedly drove into a ditch, and the vehicle overturned several times.

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LaPrairie was transported to Rapides Regional Medical Center.

The crash occurred just after 3 p.m. LaPrairie was driving a 2000 Ford Expedition.

She was wearing a seat belt.

Routine toxicology tests are pending and the crash is under investigation.