Poway woman found dead days after car crash

POWAY (KUSI) — The body of a woman was found Saturday afternoon in Poway after a car accident that occurred several days ago.

San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies received a call at 4:36 p.m. from a passerby who found the car leaning into two large trees at the bottom of an embankment near Poway Road and Mina de Oro Road, according to a press release.

At approx 4:30 pm, a person driving on Poway Rd near Mina Del Oro Rd. saw a vehicle off of the road near a pond. When Sheriff’s Deputies went down the embankment they found a female had been ejected and was lying near the water’s edge, behind the car.

Investigators determined the car, a 1997 GEO Metro, had been traveling westbound on Poway Road before the crash.

The accident and the body have been there for several days.

Poway Road was closed temporarily for the investigation.

The Poway Station Traffic Division was handling the investigation, and deputies asked those with information related to the crash to call (858) 513- 2811.

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