An accident this morning has claimed the life of a female driver.

The woman, whose name had not been released by press time, was eastbound on Farm-to-Market 875, heading toward Waxahachie when her vehicle left the bridge, went airborne and landed upside down in the creek. The accident occurred about one-third mile from U.S. Highway 287 Business.

A witness to the accident contacted police.

The woman, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deadat 9:25 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Jackie Miller Jr., who ordered the body taken to the Dallas County medical examiner’s office.