Sarah Hart and Jennifer Hart, both 39, and three children killed when car crashes down cliff off of Highway 1 near Westport, California
Five people died Monday afternoon after a car plunged 100 feet down a cliff and into a creek in a remote area along the Mendocino Coast, authorities said.
The SUV was driven into a dirt turnout area Monday afternoon and continued for unknown reasons off the cliff, according to the CHP.
California High Patrol reported 39-year-old Sarah Hart and Jennifer Hart, also 39, were the two adults killed in the crash on the west side of SR-1 near Mendocino.
Three other children were considered missing and were the focus of a large search that started Tuesday. On Wednesday, it included ground and air resources, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.