A driver was killed when her SUV crashed into a tree and went down an embankment yesterday off Interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The gold SUV left the freeway at about 5:30 p.m. near the Bernal Avenue offramp of I-680, the CHP said.
The driver, the SUV's only occupant, was killed after the vehicle hit a tree and rolled down an embankment on the right side of the freeway.
One lane of I-680 was closed temporarily as the CHP investigated.
The driver as yet to be identified.