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Woman, 23, killed in early morning accident northwest of Hughson

A 23-year-old Modesto woman was killed early Sunday morning when the vehicle she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree northwest of Hughson.

At 3:45 a.m., the woman was driving a 1999 Nissan south on Codoni Avenue north of Finch Road when for an undetermined reason, she made an “unsafe turning movement to the right” and lost control of the vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol.

It’s not known at this point of the investigation if alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident, according to the CHP.

The woman, who was the only person in the vehicle, was wearing a seat belt. Her name won’t be released until family is notified.

We’ll have more on this story as information becomes available.

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