GALVESTON — A woman died in a single-car accident on the island early Monday, police said.

Officials have not released the name or age of the woman pending the notification of her next of kin, police Sgt. Joshua Schirard said.

The woman was dead at the scene of the accident in the 1100 block of Stewart Road about 2 a.m. Monday, Schirard said.

Her body was in the front seat of the vehicle, which crashed off the roadway, Schirard said.

There was no one else in the vehicle, he said.

Details were not immediately available, and police are continuing to investigate, Schirard said.

Contact reporter Alex Macon at 409-683-5241 or

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