ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The St. John's County Sheriff's Office responded to a deadly crash Friday morning.

A crash at County Road 208 and Joe Ashton Road claimed the life of a 22-year-old Natalie Lynn Starratt and closed the roadway for several hours, according to the SJCSO.

Starratt was driving a Kia Sorento SUV southbound on Joe Ashton Rd. when the crash occurred. According to the preliminary investigation Starratt's SUV left the roadway after traveling through a curve and struck a tree.

The investigation is ongoing.