Woman dies in Florida Boulevard crash Tuesday afternoon

A 20-year-old woman died Tuesday afternoon in a crash on Florida Boulevard near Longbow Drive, a Baton Rouge police spokesman said.

Tralen Shantia Riddle, 18213 Smallen Drive, Zachary, was killed about 1 p.m. in the 12400 block of Florida, Lt. Don Kelly said in a news release.

Riddle was driving a 1994 Toyota Camry and had just left a car dealership on the south side of Florida, Kelly said.

She was traveling north across the eastbound lanes of Florida when a 2013 Nissan Altima driven by Reginald Richardson, 20, 1474 Windsor Drive, struck her car on the driver’s side, Kelly said.

Riddle died at the scene, Kelly said.

Richardson and his passenger Gabriel May, 19, 12074 Newcastle Ave., were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, Kelly said.

The crash remains under investigation, Kelly said.