Woman killed in Emeryville crash identified

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (KTVU & Wires) - A woman who was killed after she crashed her car into an Emeryville apartment building Saturday morning has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as Elinor Carpenter, 61, of Oakland.

At 9:16 a.m., police responded to reports of a crash near the intersection of 40th and Adeline Streets, according to police.

Carpenter had been driving a 2014 Hyundai west on 40th Street when the car veered into an apartment building, police said.

Carpenter died at the scene.

No one else was injured, according to police.

The building sustained minor damage to the fatade and some structural damage, police said.

Officers are investigating why Carpenter veered off the roadway and detectives are awaiting toxicology and medical examiners reports, according to police.