GILROY -- A 20-year-old San Martin woman was killed Saturday morning when her car struck a large sign post and rolled over onto its roof, police said.

No one else was in the car, and no pedestrians were injured. The woman's identity was not immediately released.

The crash was reported about 2:53 a.m. in the 8300 block of Monterey Street, according to a news release from Gilroy police. Rescuers arriving on the scene found the woman trapped inside the vehicle.

She was taken to a hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Police were still investigating the cause of the crash and whether alcohol or drugs may have been a factor.

Anyone with information about the case may call Gilroy police Officer Eric Garcia at 408-846-0350. Anonymous tips can be submitted at 800-782-7463.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at djimenez@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.



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