A woman was killed early Monday morning when her car struck a tree on Interstate 5 in Natomas, the California Highway Patrol said.
The victim was identified as 44-year-old Priya Sharma of Sacramento according to the Sacramento County Coroner.
She was driving a Lexus that witnesses said drove off the roadway and struck a tree at about 2:30 a.m. on northbound Interstate 5 near North Del Paso Road. CHP said speed was a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.