On Friday, December 11, shortly before 6:00 pm, State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal two vehicle crash on LA 25 north of US 190. The crash claimed the life of 25-year-old Hannah Claire Aucoin of Covington. The initial investigation revealed that Aucoin was on Lake Ramsey Road in a 2016 Ford Focus when she began a left turn onto LA 25 in front of a southbound 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe. Aucoin’s vehicle was impacted on its driver’s door. She was severely injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the Tahoe was also transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Aucoin and the driver of the Tahoe were properly restrained at the time of the crash. It is unknown if impairment was a causal factor in the crash. As part of the ongoing investigation blood samples were taken from both subjects for scientific analysis.