The woman who was killed after her car flipped over on Interstate 5 on Wednesday has been identified as Hayley Yeager, 27, of Sacramento, according to the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.
According to a Facebook post shared by the Park Terrace Swim and Tennis Club, Yeager spent much of her youth at Park Terrace and worked as a swim coach, lifeguard, and on the front desk for the club.
Yeager was driving north on I-5 at about 5 a.m. when her car swerved off the road over an embankment, flipped over and crashed into a large tree nearly 60 feet from the road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened just south of the 43rd Avenue exit
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Officials found Yeager trapped inside the car, and she was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sacramento fire department.