Woman dies in crash off cliff on Hwy 101

Woman dies in crash off cliff on Hwy 101
(Photo: Oregon State Police)

DEPOE BAY, Ore. -- A woman died when her vehicle went off a cliff on Highway 101 and crashed onto the rocks below Wednesday morning, state police said.

The crash happened about three miles south of Depoe Bay.

A witness told police that they saw the woman's vehicle go through a wide turnout and off a cliff. The car fell more than 100 feet before crashing onto the rocks.

The woman was identified as 23-year-old Adriana Star Ruiz of Lincoln City.

It's unclear what caused her car to go off the cliff.

The U.S. Coast Guard arrived at the scene to help state police and other agencies.