Vancouver woman dies after vehicle hits tree

By Stevie Mathieu, Columbian assistant metro editor

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A 57-year-old Vancouver women died Saturday morning from injuries she suffered when her vehicle hit a tree in Camas.

Shortly before 8 a.m., the woman's car, which was traveling east, veered south and left the roadway at the 4600 block of Pacific Rim Boulevard. The woman was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver and died later of her injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The Clark County Sheriff's Office traffic unit is helping the Camas Police Department investigate the crash.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and the woman's name was not released by Camas police.