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Woman, dogs die after crashing into tree

The Georgetown woman was driving on Wentworth Springs Road in Placerville, according to California Highway Patrol.

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A woman and her two dogs are dead after crashing into a tree in Placerville Saturday, according to California Highway Patrol.

The 67-year-old Georgetown woman was driving westbound on Wentworth Springs Road at Steamers Lane around 10 a.m. Saturday. While rounding a left hand curve, her 2006 Jeep Cherokee traveled off the right should of Wentworth Springs Road, according to the Placerville CHP office.

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The car crashed into two advisory signs before colliding with an oak tree, according to CHP. The woman and her dogs "sustained fatal injuries," CHP said. 

CHP is investigating the collision.


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