Joy Weiss, a 31-year-old resident of Petaluma, has been identified as the woman who was killed in Wednesday's early morning crash on Highway 101 near San Antonio Road, according to the Marin County coroner.
The California Highway Patrol said Weiss, the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 2:36 a.m.
The names of the three passengers injured in the crash were released Wednesday by the California Highway Patrol.
Davinder Singh, 21, of Petaluma was transported to Marin General Hospital with major/life threatening injuries. There have been no updates on his condition since Wednesday morning when he was listed in critical but stable condition.
Charan Singh, 29, of Petaluma was transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with unspecified injuries.
Gaurav Saxena, 31, of Petaluma was transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major, non-life threatening injuries.
The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. near San Antonio Road, just south of the Sonoma County line, when a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck drove off of northbound U.S. Highway 101 and crashed, according to CHP Officer Andrew Barclay.
The three men were passengers in the vehicle, two in a rear seating area and one in the right front passenger seat, Barclay said.
One of the males was able to call 911, and said the truck left the highway somewhere between Petaluma and Novato, Barclay said.
The CHP, Marin County Sheriff's Office and Novato Fire Protection District searched the area and found the green pickup truck in a deep ditch off the right shoulder, Barclay said.
The truck appears to have drifted toward the center divider, and the driver apparently overcorrected and steered hard to the right, causing the truck to go off the roadway and overturn, Barclay said.
It landed on its wheels 15 feet below the highway in a cattle-crossing area that runs under the highway, Barclay said.
No one was ejected from the truck, Barclay said. Alcohol is not believed to have played a role in the crash, he said.
The No. 2 northbound lane was closed until about 6:10 a.m. as emergency crews responded to the crash.
-Bay City News contributed to this story.
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