A female driver died early Monday morning in an accident on Almaden Expressway, after her pickup smashed into a tree, San Jose police said.
Her male passengers were taken to the hospital, police said. One crawled out from the back seat and the other was extricated by firefighters, police said.
The accident was reported just before 4 a.m. at Almaden Expressway and Redmond Avenue. The southbound direction of Almaden was closed during the investigation.
Officer Albert Morales said why the picked veered out of control is under investigation.