LAKE CITY, Fla. -

An 82-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after her car left U.S. 90, went through a ditch and struck a tree.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Mary Laws was driving east on U.S. 90 about 9 a.m. when her Nissan Versa crashed.  She was transported to Lake City Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Troopers said Laws was not wearing a seat belt.