By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that had closed the overpass at the El Camino Avenue exit Thursday morning for several hours.

Sacramento police say the crash happened a little after 2:30 a.m. Officers initially got a report of an apparently unoccupied vehicle in the road that looked to have been involved in a crash.

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A little while later, officers also got a report of a second vehicle that had gotten off the roadway at El Camino Avenue. That vehicle eventually came to a rest on an embankment near Business 80.

Officers say the driver of that second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

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The driver of the first vehicle has still not yet been located.

Detectives with the Sacramento Police Department’s Major Collision Investigations Unit are now investigating.

That same area is where a woman who had been missing for several days was found dead just over a week ago. The crash scene was found in the early morning of January 18, just off of the westbound side of the freeway.

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Investigators say the sedan went over the right shoulder of the onramp, struck a tree, then landed in a brush-covered gulley. Inside the vehicle, officers discovered the body of 20-year-old Damaris Gonzales of Woodland.