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Woman dies after being ejected from vehicle in Sutter County crash

A 50-year-old woman from Pleasant Grove died early Friday morning when she was ejected from a vehicle in a rollover crash in Sutter County.

The crash was reported about 6:30 a.m. on El Centro Boulevard north of Marcum Road, near the community of Nicolaus. The woman was driving a Mercedes south on El Centro Boulevard at a point where the roadway makes a sweeping turn to the left. As the Mercedes entered the turn, it slid off the roadway and hit a dirt embankment, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

The vehicle overturned several times, and the woman was ejected from the vehicle. The Mercedes came to rest about 48 feet east of the roadway and the woman was located nearby. She was not wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred, the CHP reported.

The woman’s name has not been released pending notification of family.

The crash remains under investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy