COVINGTON, La. - A 19-year-old Covington woman was killed in a single vehicle crash Wednesday night, according to the Louisiana State Police.
Christine Burkeens was traveling on LA 25 near its intersection with River Road at 10:30 p.m. when her Ford pickup drifted across the centerline onto the opposite shoulder.
Her vehicle rotated and overturned, ejecting her when she entered the shoulder, according to police.
She was not wearing a seatbelt and pronounced dead on the scene, said the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office. Alcohol use is not suspected with the results of the toxicology exam pending.