LODI - A 46 year old Manteca woman was killed in a traffic collision on Highway 99 early Friday morning.
The crash happened at about 5:23am near the Cherokee Lane exit in Lodi on the northbound lanes of Highway 99. For unknown reasons, the gray 2013 Toyota sedan left the highway and collided into a road sign and a tree before coming to a stop.
Emergency crews arrived to provide aid, but the woman was pronounced deceased in her vehicle. According to the California Highway Patrol, road conditions were wet and the weather was moderate rain.
Authorities are still trying to determine if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash, and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the vehicle prior to the crash to contact the Stockton area CHP office at (209) 938-4800.