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Woman killed, child injured after car flips off I-5 in Woodland

A 51-year-old Scotia woman was killed and a 3-year-old child suffered minor injuries on Saturday afternoon after a 2014 Honda Civic flipped into an embankment off Interstate 5 in Woodland.

California Highway Patrol personnel responded to the accident after there were reports at 1:15 p.m. that a car had run off the roadway on northbound I-5, near County Road 22, according to a CHP news release.

The cause of the accident is unknown, but said the child’s car seat restraints prevented serious injury, the CHP reports.

Officers encouraged people with information or witnesses to the accident to contact the Woodland Area CHP office at (530) 662-4685.

Marjorie Kirk: 916-321-1012, @marjorie_kirk