- Associated Press - Monday, May 11, 2015

LYONS, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a 22-year-old woman was killed when the car she was riding in crashed into a tree in Walworth County.

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Department says the single-car crash happened about 6 p.m. Saturday in the town of Lyons after the driver lost control. The woman, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the driver, a 34-year-old woman from Genoa City area, had severe injuries and was taken by helicopter to a trauma center.

The sheriff’s office says excessive speed may have contributed to the crash.

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