Early Sunday morning, at approximately 12:41am, Concord Police Officers were dispatched to a vehicle collision that occurred in the southbound direction of Kirker Pass Road, north of Clearbrook Drive.
A vehicle traveling south on Kirker Pass Road left the roadway and struck a signal pole.
The solo female driver, an 18 year old Pittsburg resident, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
Southbound lanes of Kirker Pass Road at Hess Road were closed for approximately 3.5 hours.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation and no further details are being released at this time.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Traffic Investigator Justin Wilson at the Concord Police Department, 925-603-5962
The Contra Costa County coroner’s office identified Taleah Montanez, 18, as the female driving the vehicle.