The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash which occurred Saturday (July 30) evening near Covington. Shortly before 6:45 PM, a 27-year old Covington woman left a social gathering in the 1500 block of Tchefuncte Drive near Covington on a 2007 Honda CRF-70F that she was driving.
For reasons unknown at this time, she left the roadway and crashed into a tree, approximately less than a quarter of a mile down the road from the gathering. She was transported to a local area hospital where she died from her injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
“Anytime there is a loss of life it is a difficult situation for everyone involved within our community. Our hearts and prayers are with her family during this devastating time.” Sheriff Randy Smith said.