Milan woman killed in Laurens County crash

A Milan woman was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday on Ga. 31 in Laurens County, the Georgia State Patrol said.

The victim was identified as Kristy Lea Richardson, 34, said State Trooper 1st Class Jonathan Foskey.

Richardson was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier south on Ga. 31, also known as U.S. 441, when she crossed over the center line at the intersection of Purvis Road in Laurens County and struck head-on a 1998 Freightliner tractor-trailer, Foskey said.

Jimmy Patterson, 56, of Clover, S.C., the driver of the tractor-trailer, was not seriously injured, Foskey said.

The crash occurred at 7:51 p.m.