The woman and a male passenger - Luis Alfaro, age 46 of San Francisco - were traveling in a 1982 Ford F-350 pickup west on a private driveway off U.S. Highway 101 near Laytonville when, for rea¬sons under investigation by the CHP, the vehicle left the roadway.
Neither of the truck’s occupants was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, the California Highway Patrol release states.
The woman was thrown from the truck and suffered fatal injuries. Her name was being withheld pending positive identifi¬cation by coroner and notification of next of kin.
Alfaro suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits.