Woman Found Dead in Ocean After PCH Collision

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This story has been updated. Please see editor’s note below.

A woman was found dead in the ocean near Mugu Rock in Ventura County west of Malibu on Sunday morning after a traffic collision sent her vehicle off the highway, Ventura County Sheriff’s officials confirmed.

The woman has been identified as 57-year-old Beverly Moore of Redondo Beach, according to Deputy Medical Examiner Supervisor James Baroni with the Ventura County Health Care Agency Medical Examiner office. 

“My understanding was, there was a traffic accident on PCH today and there was a woman found in the ocean,” a V.C. Sheriff’s official said. “It’s a traffic incident; therefore, the California Highway Patrol covers that incident.”

Editor’s note: The story has been updated to include the victim’s name, age and place of residence.