Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident on Route 1A in Grand Isle

Updated 3 years ago

A woman from Hamlin is dead after a tractor trailer accident on Route 1A in Grand Isle.According to state police, it happened around 10:45 Friday morning.56-year-old Rachel Gauvin was driving northbound in her Ford sedan when she lost control on the snowy road. Police say she skidded into the southbound lane into the path of a tractor trailer.Both vehicles hit the guardrail then collided with eachother. The force of the impact crushed Gauvin’s car and she died from her injuries at the scene.After the crash, we’re told the tractor trailer continued off the road and struck a telephone pole. The driver of the tractor trailer wasn’t hurt.


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