Popular TikTok icon, Rochelle Hager has passed away and pronounced dead at the
age of 31.
Rochelle, who was on the social platform by the username
@roeurboat3, died after a pine tree fell on the top of her car while she was driving
through the strong winds, killing her instantly.
According to Farmington Police Chief, Kenneth Charles, the
strong winds carried a limb of a pine tree limb onto the roof of her car and she
couldn’t do anything to avoid it and was found dead at the scene after some people heard a crash.
Police officials confirmed that Rochelle Hager 31 was killed
instantly in a “tragic and unique” accident that took place on Monday in
Farmington, Maine. She was driving her Nissan SUV when strong winds brought down
power lines, a utility pole, and tree branches, with the massive branch
ultimately striking Hager’s car and killed her on the spot.
The official reports concluded that Hager’s car was struck
by the tree and then crossed a central lane before crashing. She died right there
on the spot. The winds were blowing at the speed of 88 kilometers per hour at
that time. “It was obviously the direct result of the high winds,” said
Hager’s fiancée named Brittanie Lyn ritchie 28 was on the phone with
her when the unfortunate incident occurred. The 31-year-old was expected to tie
the knot with Lyn in October, but sadly, their wedding dreams shattered at the
Lyn posted a heartfelt video where she expressed her grief
and love for her fallen partner.
In the video, she thanked fans for their “overwhelming
support” after Hager’s death. Ritchie told that she recently recovered her
personal belongings from her car and felt that she is ready to talk about that
“Put something up at the crash site, more to come,” Lyn said
in a video along with the wedding invitation of the couple’s October wedding.
They were set to get married on October 17th.
While recalling the last conversation she had with her
fiancée, Lyn said, “It happened really quickly. She has a phone mounted in her
vent. I just heard a crash and then there was nothing. She didn’t see the tree
coming. It was instant.”
Hager was a popular TikTok store with over 130,000 followers
and 1.2 million likes. She was also an Executive Chef at the woodlands in waterville at a restaurant.
“Thank you all so much for keeping her memory alive and
reaching out,” Britanie told to the fans. Then referring to Rochelle, she
added, “Thank you for showing me what true love is. I love you forever.”
After Hager’s death, fans and Britanie left flowers,
blankets, and other personalized items on the crash site. She even left one of
their wedding invites at the side of the road where her fiancée’s fatal car
In addition to this, Britanie took to social media to pay a
heartfelt tribute to her deceased fiancée in a series of messages.
“I can’t eat or sleep,” Brittanie wrote. “All I can do is
make videos and wish you were here with me #rip #myangel.”
Opening up about her feelings, Britanie said, “I did go and
get her stuff out of the car today so now that that’s happened… she was
driving. And we were having a wind storm. And a tree fell on her car. She
wasn’t in pain. She died instantly.”
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The sudden death of TikTok star, who spent life in positivity and making people laugh, Rochelle Hager, left
everyone sad and disheartened. Hager’s fiancée, Britanie Lynn, and fans pay
tribute to the 31-year-old star who died in a “freak accident.”