STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 31-year-old Stamford woman was killed when her car went off the road while traveling on the Merritt in Stamford on Sunday morning.
Bianca Diaz of Stamford was driving a 1997 Honda northbound on Route 15 between exits 35 and 36 in Stamford at around 9 a.m. Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle for unknown reasons, state police said. Her car traveled across the right lane, into the grassy area on the right-hand shoulder.
Her car then hit a dirt embankment and entered the woodline on the shoulder, police said. She struck a series of small trees before hitting a large tree in the woods, state police said.
State police said that Diaz succumbed to her injuries as a result of the impact. Her next of kin has been notified, and the accident is still under investigation.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.