Woman dies in crash on San Juan Capistrano highway

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman died in a crash on the 74 Freeway in San Juan Capistrano early Sunday morning, officials said.

CHP and the Orange County Fire Authority were called around 1 a.m. for a car crashed down an embankment on the 74 just a mile from the San Juan Creek Bridge.

A female passenger of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver suffered injuries and was rushed to a local hospital in unknown condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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