CASTAIC (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Tuesday identified a 57-year-old woman who was killed after a car went off the side of a freeway near Pyramid Lake.
Around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, a 2010 Chevy Malibu ended up about 100 feet off the freeway down a ditch, just west of the southbound 5 Freeway, according to California Highway Patrol.READ MORE: 4 Arrests Made In Connection With Lakewood Flash Mob Burglary Of Home Depot
Upon their arrival, officers pronounced Rosa Silva Torres, of Salinas, dead at the scene.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
Four other people — between the ages of 4 and 22 — were critically injured in the accident.
A preliminary investigation revealed the driver lost control of the vehicle as no skid marks were visible in the area.MORE NEWS: Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton Artistic Director And Off-White Founder, Dies Of Cancer At 41
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.