A 45-year-old passenger was fatally injured after her driver crashed into a tree in Laguna during the early morning of June 19. Elk Grove police reported that the driver was hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries.

Sacramento County coroners identified the victim as Lashona McIntosh of Sacramento.

This collision was reported around 3 a.m. near the corner of Elk Grove Boulevard and Wymark Drive.

Elk Grove police spokesperson Jason Jimenez reported that an Elk Grove police officer encountered the crash site during a patrol. McIntosh and the driver traveled in a Nissan Sentra on westbound Elk Grove Boulevard when they crashed.

Jimenez said that officers tried to save the passenger’s life until paramedics arrived. McIntosh succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

Readers with information about the collision can contact the police’s traffic bureau at (916) 478-8148.