A 30-year-old San Andreas woman died after her car hit an embankment on Highway 49 early Sunday, authorities said.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the woman, whose name was not released, was driving a 2001 Honda Accord north on the highway near Gold Strike Road when the car went off the road and she lost control. The Accord hit a dirt embankment, then overturned and hit the road.
The driver, who was alone in the car, suffered fatal injuries. It is not clear why the car went off the road, the CHP said.