MANSFIELD, La. – A DeSoto Parish sheriff’s deputy has lost her life in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning.
Sheriff Jayson Richardson said Deputy Donna Richardson-Below was involved in an on-duty crash on U.S. Highway 84 east of Mansfield.
The driver of the second vehicle has moderate injuries.
Below had worked with DPSO since January 2019. Prior to that she was a Louisiana Probation and Parole agent.
Richardson described Below as a “beacon of light” who impacted all who knew her.
More details about the crash are pending release by Troop G, which is investigating it.