According to authorities, Jennifer Laurie Brainerd, 21, died at the scene after her 2001 Volkwagen slammed into a tree and caught fire. Brainerd was ejected from the car, according to police. The crash happened around 1:20 a.m. at Pomerado and Willow Creek roads.
Police said speeding appears to be a factor in the one-car accident.
Brainerd was reportedly driving home from work at Rock Bottom Brewery in La Jolla when she crashed.
A page with more information about Brainerd was created at: www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSob=c&GSlh=1&GRid=30808416&