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State Police: 25-year-old Covington woman killed in Friday evening crash

1 year 5 months 1 week ago Saturday, December 12 2020 Dec 12, 2020 December 12, 2020 3:07 PM December 12, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

COVINGTON - A 25-year-old woman from Covington lost her life in a Friday evening crash, Louisiana State Police say.

According to state police, the crash that claimed Hannah Claire Aucoin's life occurred at 6 p.m., on LA 25, north of US 190 in St. Tammany Parish. 

Authorities report that an initial investigation into the incident revealed Aucoin had been driving a Ford Focus along Lake Ramsey Road. But when she turned left onto LA 25 in front of a southbound 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, her Focus was hit on its driver’s side.

Despite the fact that she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, the 25-year-old was was severely injured and rushed to a local hospital where she later passed away.

Police add that the driver of the Tahoe, who'd also been wearing a seat belt during the crash, was taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries.

In accord with standard procedure, State Police collected blood samples from both Aucoin and the driver of the Tahoe; these samples will be analyzed to shed light on whether impairment was a factor in the incident. 

State police say the tragic crash remains under investigation. 

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