By CBS13 Staff

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — A woman died and her passenger was hospitalized with serious injuries after their vehicle collided with a tree in Rancho Cordova over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Saturday along Sunrise Boulevard at Gold Country Boulevard.

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According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, responding deputies found the vehicle with “catastrophic damage.” Both occupants of the vehicle were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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The woman, who was the driver of the vehicle, has since been pronounced dead while the man is expected to recover, authorities said. Their identities have not yet been released.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.