Woman dies leaving scene of Modesto auto accident

by bil | September 24th, 2009

September 24, 2009

The Modesto Bee reports that a woman died after leaving the scene of a minor Modesto auto accident. According to police, the victim was involved in a minor accident around 7 pm near Highway 132 and south Western Avenue. A passenger in the vehicle got out to inspect the damage when the driver drove away.

A short time later the car crashed into a waste water pond. Several people searched for the 26-year-old woman, but were unable to rescue her. The Modesto car accident victim was later found inside her vehicle after it was pulled from the pond.

It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the California auto accident.

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