The mother of Rep. Raymond Crews has passed away.
According to Raymond Crews’ Facebook page, his mother, Ute Ingrid Neumann Crews died around 6 p.m. Thursday following a car accident near Lexington, Tennessee.
Crews’ father was driving at the time of the crash but he was not injured.
Crews was 76-years-old.
Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement on the passing of Mrs. Ute Ingrid Neumann Crews, mother of Rep. Raymond Crews:
“Donna and I are deeply saddened to hear the news of Rep. Crews’ loss,” said Gov. Edwards. “Losing a parent is life-altering, but we hope the Crews family is able to find comfort in the fact that Mrs. Crews spent the past few days surrounded by family and friends. We are asking the people of Louisiana to join their prayers to ours in lifting up Rep. Crews and his family that they may feel the peace and comfort God offers during times of grief.”