A Lafayette woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Menlo. 77-year-old Mary Van Lankford ,of Daughtry St., Lafayette died from injuries received in the accident at the intersection of Jamestown Road, Bell Street and Highway 48 in Menlo around 3 PM on Monday.

According to a report released Tuesday afternoon by the Georgia State Patrol, the driver of the vehicle in which Mrs. Lankford was riding, Robert Lankford, was transported to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga by Lifeforce Helicopter. 

The driver of a second vehicle 42-year-old Olivero Cruz of Dalton was also taken to Erlanger by Lifeforce. The driver of a third vehicle 37-year-old Nathan Kyle Price, a Summerville pastor, received minor injuries.

The Georgia State Patrol continues to investigate the accident.