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Woman Almost Drives Car Into A Popular Santa Cruz Lineup 

A Vin Diesel-esque approach to the rock jump at Steamer Lane.

elsewhere // Aug 9, 2021
Words by stab
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A woman drove off a cliff at Lighthouse Field State Park on Thursday after an unknown stranger mistakenly opened the door to her vehicle and spooked her.

According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel:

A woman suffered a minor foot injury Thursday night after driving her car through a metal fence and over the side of a Westside cliff.

The driver, according to police, accidentally accelerated across the grassy field adjacent to the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse shortly before 9 p.m., Santa Cruz police Lt. Carter Jones said. The woman’s vehicle landed on a lengthy rocky outcrop about 15 feet down the cliff, a site where surfers often jump from into the Steamer Lane lineup, he said.

The vehicle was removed by a tow truck with a crane about two hours later. Strangely, driving off a cliff and only suffering a foot injury seems pretty lucky.

Read the full story here.

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