Woman Dead After Driving Off A Cliff On Highway 1

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A woman has died in San Mateo County after driving her car off a cliff along Highway 1.

Crews were on the scene by 9:30 a.m. Monday to perform a cliff rescue near Gray Whale Cove south of Devils Slide. The Mercury News reported the silver Toyota sedan went over the barrier and ended up 200 feet down the cliff.

Witnesses reported the driver, who was the only person in the car, was able to get out of the car but fell further down the cliff. Crews were able to rescue her by 11:35 a.m. and transported her to San Francisco General Hospital, but she was reported dead.

#GrayWhaleIncident (Update) firefighter paramedics rescued one patient from the vehicle accident, taken by ambulance to local hospital in critical condition. pic.twitter.com/YN2ogHTz5Y

— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) August 31, 2020

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