WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A motorist was talking on her cellphone to her future companion when highly effective winds blew a tree limb onto her automobile and killed her, authorities acknowledged.
Rochelle Hager, 31, of Waterville, was an government chef who posted accepted TikTok movies and was engaged to be married this fall.
“It came about primarily lickety-split,” Brittanie Lynn Ritchie told the Morning Sentinel. “She has a phone mounted in her vent. I correct heard a wreck and then there was nothing.”
Hager was using in Farmington when a storm that produced gusts topping 50 mph (80 kph) toppled the tree limb and killed her at once, authorities acknowledged.
Hager was the sole occupant, and no other vehicles had been eager, acknowledged Farmington Police Chief Kenneth Charles, who called the situation “tragic and weird and wonderful.”
Hager and Ritchie had been every accepted on TikTok. Together, they’d larger than 400,000 followers. Ritchie posted a tearful tribute and acknowledged Hager “cherished her TikTok fam.”
This account has been corrected to fix the spelling of Brittanie Lynn Ritchie’s first title.