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Woman survived 7 days after driving off Central California cliff

Authorities say a couple on a camping trip came upon a missing Oregon woman who survived a week after her car went over a cliff in coastal California.

The Sacramento Bee says Chelsea and Chad Moore were hiking near Big Sur on Friday when they spotted a Jeep Liberty at the bottom of a 200-foot coastal bluff.

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They gathered items from the scene, including the Jeep’s license plate, to give to authorities. About 30 minutes later they located the driver, Angela Hernandez, who was injured.

The 23-year-old had been missing since July 6.

Chad Moore stayed with Hernandez on the beach, while Chelsea Moore ran to call 911. Hernandez was taken to a hospital.

She told authorities she had lost control of her car after swerving to avoid hitting an animal.

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