CORONA (CBS) — A 48-year-old Nevada woman suffering from some type of medical emergency fell to her death from a freeway overpass on southbound Interstate 15, according to the county coroner.
Maria Estrada of Henderson, Nev., fell about 60 feet into a drainage channel from an overpass about 30 feet south of Temescal Canyon Road near Corona shortly after midnight, the coroner said.READ MORE: Man Killed, 8-Year-Old Girl Wounded In South LA Shooting
Estrada was airlifted to Riverside Community Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 6:57 a.m., according to the coroner.
A CalFire spokeswoman said that she had some sort of medical emergency, but other details concerning the cause of her death were not immediately clear.READ MORE: President Biden, Russian President Putin Meet In Geneva
The California Highway Patrol temporarily closed lanes on the southbound 15 for an investigation, but the freeway was reported reopened at 1:28 a.m.
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