SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — An 84-year-old woman was killed Tuesday morning after she lost control of her car on California Highway 67 in Poway, according to ABC 10 News.
Deputies with the San Diego Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene in the 14500 block of the highway, near Iron Mountain Drive, at around 11:31 a.m.
An early investigation shows the woman was driving a Toyota southbound when she lost control of the vehicle as it veered to the left, and crossed the opposite lanes. It then slammed into the metal guardrail and signpost.
Authorities said the unidentified woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.
No further information has been released on a possible cause of the crash, but deputies do not suspect alcohol played a role.
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