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Woman dies in crash on Highway 1 in Ventura


VENTURA, Calif. -- A woman died in a car crash on Highway 1 in Ventura early Monday morning.

It happened around 1:35 a.m., when a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta was driving southbound on Highway 1 south of Thornhill Broome Beach.

California Highway Patrol said the driver turned her car and lost control, sending the car over an embankment and into the ocean.

The driver, identified as a 19-year-old woman from Valley Village, died on scene.

Ventura CHP, United States Coast Guard, Ventura County Fire Department, Gold Coast Ambulance and Ventura County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene of the crash.

The crash is under investigation. Officials said it's unclear if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.

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