The woman who died Monday when the car in which she was riding hit a tree in South Land Park has been identified by coroner's deputies.
The Sacramento County Coroner's website lists her name as Emily Catherine Drury, 28, of Sacramento.
Sacramento police said the sedan in which Drury was riding was traveling southbound on Riverside Boulevard near 43rd Avenue about 2 a.m. Monday when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a large tree. A woman who was driving and a male passenger were taken by ambulance to the UC Davis Medical Center.
The 25-year-old driver suffered life-threatening injuries. Her name and that of the male passenger, 24, have not been released.
Drury was seated in the rear seat of the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department.