CORCORAN — In the early morning hours on Sunday, 23-year-old Danielle Leon died after her car hit a guardrail and landed in an irrigation ditch, police said.

Corcoran Police officers said Leon’s car hit a guardrail on the south side of a bridge crossing an irrigation ditch in the area of the 400 block of Whitley Avenue.

When officers arrived at the scene around 3:30 a.m., they said Leon’s car was found partially submerged in the ditch. Leon was the only person in the car.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Sgt. Alex Chavarria at 992-5151.

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