Contra Costa County, California – According to authorities, a 27-year-old Hayward woman died early Sunday after the vehicle she was travelling in drove off the road in Brentwood and crashed with a fence.
A single car collision was reported near Concord Avenue and Bacchini Lane at 1:40 a.m., and Brentwood officers responded.
The preliminary investigation found that a vehicle traveling eastbound on Concord Avenue left the roadway and collided with a wooden split-rail fence.
The female passenger in the vehicle died in the collision. Police are withholding her name pending notification of next of kin.
The driver of the vehicle suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
The investigation is continuing into the cause of the collision and what factors may have contributed to it.
Police estimated that Concord Avenue will remain closed until about 9 a.m.