SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — A woman has died after an SUV crashed into the water in the Delta late Monday night.
The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. near W. Eight Mile and Empire Tract roads, northwest of Stockton.READ MORE: Counter Lawsuit Filed After Restraining Order Against Sacramento City Hall New Hire Was Denied
Exactly what led up to the SUV crashing into the water is unclear, but California Highway Patrol says it appears that a 74-year-old driver was unable to negotiate a turn on W. Eight Mile Road and ended up in the water.
The woman’s body was later recovered by the US Coast Guard.READ MORE: River Cats' Fans Brave The Heat In First Game WIth Full Capacity Availability
No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the crash, officers say.
Authorities have not released the name of the woman killed.MORE NEWS: Cooling Centers Open In Sacramento Region This Week