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.

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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.

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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.

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