Elderly woman dies in Poway single-car accident

By | December 8, 2021

84-year-old woman killed in a single-car accident near Iron Mountain in Poway, California

A yet to be identified 84-year-old woman has lost her life following a single-car accident that took place late Tuesday, morning, December 7, 2021, near Iron Mountain. The crash occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. on State Route 67, close to Iron Mountain in Poway, San Diego County, California.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the woman was driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla southbound in the 14500 block of state Route 67 when she lost control of the car, exited the roadway, and slammed into a metal guardrail and a signpost. The woman who was the only occupant of the vehicle sustained serious injuries to which she succumbed to at the scene of the crash.

The woman’s identity will be revealed after notifying her next of kin. The crash remains under investigation.

Poway is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. The unincorporated community became a city on December 1, 1980. Poway’s rural roots gave rise to its slogan “The City in the Country”. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 49,701 as of 2019.

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