New London Woman Dies in Crash in Lee (updated)

The Lee County Sheriff’s office has released the details of a fatal crash that occurred April 15 just after 5 pm. Emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 2 and West Point Road.  A vehicle had hit a fence in a field northwest of the intersection.  There was an unresponsive female behind the wheel. She was later identified as Luan Carol Schmitt of New London.  Schmitt was driving west on Highway 2 when she lost control.  The accident remains under investigation.