UPDATE: Woman identified in fatal Worth Co. crash

UPDATE: Woman identified in fatal Worth Co. crash
Peggy Lyons (Source: WALB)

SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - One person is dead after a bicyclist versus a vehicle crash in Worth County Tuesday morning, according to Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler.

Fowler said Peggy Lyons, 70, was killed when she was riding her bike and crashed with a vehicle. The coroner also said that after Lyons fell to the ground, she was then hit by another vehicle.

Georgia State Patrol (GSP) said the wreck happened in the 200 block of North County Line Road in Worth County early Tuesday.

Troopers said they received a call just after 7:30 a.m. when Worth County E-911 requested GSP’s assistance.

A medical helicopter was called to the scene but then canceled, GSP reported.

GSP’s Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene.

WALB is working to learn the cause of the crash.


J.L. Litman Memorial Funeral Home has announced the final arrangements for Lyons.

Lyons' Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery, at 120 Old Pretoria Road.

Burial will be after service.

Online condolences can be expressed for Lyons here. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lyons, you can click here.

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