November 5, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating after a fatal vehicle crash last month.
On October 23, 2021, at 3:09 a.m., officers responded to the 2100-block of Rivermont Avenue for a report of a single vehicle crash. Three occupants of the vehicle were transported to Lynchburg General Hospital and one woman later succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.
The deceased was identified as Lekira Ny’Asia Watson, 23, of Lynchburg.
The LPD asks anyone who may have information about this incident or information about the events leading up to it to call the Traffic Safety Unit at (434) 455-6047. Anyone who may have captured video of these incidents on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.