TikTok star Rochelle Hager dead at 31 after tree branch falls on her in Maine during freak car accident
TIKTOK star Rochelle Hager is dead at 31 after a tree branch feel on her during a freak accident while driving.
According to local law enforcement, the internet sensation was driving in Farmington, Maine on Monday, March 29 when high winds gusted at more than 50 MPH.
In a press release, Farmington Police Chief Kenneth Charles said that the high winds toppled the limb of a large pine tree.
The branch flew onto the roof of the 2015 Nissan Rogue Rochelle was driving.
According to authorities, the online personality was killed instantly.
Police Chief Charles called the accident "tragic and unique."
"There was nothing she could do to avoid it," the officer told Press Herald in a statement.
No other individuals were hurt in the incident which prompted road closures for nearly two hours.
Rochelle's partner and fellow TikTok star, Brittanie Lynn, posted an emotional tribute after her death was confirmed.
"I can't eat or sleep. All I can do is make videos and wish you were here with me #rip #myangel," she wrote.
Over the past several months, Rochelle has gained a large following on the video-sharing platform.
She garnered over 1.2 million likes and had over 123,000 followers on TikTok.
More to follow…
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