A 44-year-old Los Osos woman was killed Sunday when her car ran off the road near Sycamore Springs Resort on Avila Beach Drive.
The unnamed woman was driving a 1985 Chevrolet pickup on the road at 12:25 a.m. when she left the road, struck a small tree, traveled down an embankment, knocked down a telephone pole and then struck a large tree, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.
The woman was trapped inside the vehicle, and medical personnel had to use the Jaws of Life to extract her. She was taken to Sierra Vista Medical Center but was transferred via helicopter to Fresno Community Hospital, where she died.
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