A Pittsylvania County woman has died as a result of injuries she suffered in a traffic crash earlier this week.
At midnight on Sept. 22, police and EMS responded to a 911 call for a single-vehicle crash in the 1100 block of Piney Forest Road. The driver and passenger were transported by ambulance to SOVAH Health-Danville and later to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The passenger, 26- year-old Tyana L. Lanier, died at the hospital on the night of Sept. 24.
Investigators and crime scene personnel examined the scene and conducted witness interviews. The evidence indicated a Chevrolet Sonic was traveling south on Piney Forest Road when it struck a utility pole. The circumstances of the crash are still under investigation. No charges have been made at this time.