Woman's body found after car crashes down embankment at Grizzly Peak

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OAKLAND (BCN) A woman's body was found this afternoon in an area where a vehicle went down an embankment in the Oakland hills, police said.

Missing persons investigators with the Oakland Police Department went to the Grizzly Peak area at 8:30 a.m. to search for a missing person. 

Police said the search led to the discovery of a vehicle that went over an embankment in the 4900 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard near Marlborough Terrace. 

No one was inside the vehicle when it was found and no one was found near the vehicle. 

Police said an Alameda County Sheriff's Office search and rescue team conducted a more extensive search with rescue dogs and a woman's body was found. 

The name of the woman has not been released. The county coroner will release the name once the woman has been identified and her family has been told.