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Woman found dead in crash on Route 30 identified

Zoraida Soto, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering multiple blunt force injuries.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Update 4:30 p.m.: The woman killed in a Friday morning crash has been identified by the York County Coroner's Office.

Zoraida Soto, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering from multiple blunt force injuries. 

According to the coroner's report, Soto was driving a car on Route 30 westbound early Friday morning, shortly after midnight, when it went off the road, crashing through fencing and rolling over several times before coming to a step. 

It is believed that Soto was not wearing a seatbelt at the time. She was ejected during the process and had been deceased for several hours before she was found. 

The exact time of the crash is unknown. Authorities believe that Soto was on her way back from Lancaster County. 

PREVIOUSLY: A woman was found dead outside of a crashed vehicle on Route 30 on Friday morning.

Police say around 6:40 a.m. on Aug. 12, authorities were sent to Route 30 westbound just east of the Mount Zion Rd. exit for a report of a vehicle that had crashed on the York Technical Institute property.

Upon arrival, authorities found an unoccupied, heavily damaged sedan. Police say they found a woman laying outside of the vehicle.

The York County Coroner responded to the scene, and pronounced the woman dead.

Authorities say a preliminary investigation showed that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Route 30 before leaving the roadway for an unknown reason.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact Cpl. Cory Landis with the Springettsbury Township Police Department at 717-757-3525.

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