San Mateo County

Woman Dies After Falling Over Cliff on Hwy 1 in San Mateo County

A photo taken by firefighters at the scene of a vehicle crash over the cliff off of Highway 1 near Gray Whale Cove south of Devil's Slide in San Mateo County, California on Aug. 31, 2020.

A woman died after falling over a cliff on Highway 1 in San Mateo County, authorities confirmed Monday.

Firefighters with CalFire CZU responded to the accident Monday morning where they spotted a vehicle over the cliff near Gray Whale Cove south of Devils Slide.

According to Mark Andrews, San Francisco CHP PIO, the woman was driving alone and the accident was determined a "slow speed vehicular accident."

The woman was then rescued by firefighters and taken to San Francisco General Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

No further details were available.

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