Police are trying to find the cause of a deadly rollover accident that claimed the life of a woman in Placer County this afternoon.

The Placer County Sheriff's Department reports a woman in her early 20s may have been speeding and lost control on a curve at Rocklin Road near Barton Road shortly after 1:00pm this afternoon. The woman was reportedly ejected from her vehicle as it rolled into a vegetation patch just off the shoulder of the road.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities say Rocklin Road near Barton will be closed for a few hours while they investigate the accident.