Jennifer Cleland, 46, was killed in a one-car crash near the 2100 block of South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs police said.

She had been reported missing Sunday after she did not return home from a shopping trip Friday, police said. Her body and her vehicle were found Tuesday morning.

Cleland was northbound on Circle Drive when she veered off the road and crashed into a ravine near Hancock Drive, said police spokesman Lt. Jim Sokolik. Police received the call about 6:35 a.m. and found her car shortly afterward, Sokolik said.

All northbound lanes of South Circle Drive at Janitell Road were closed for several hours as authorities responded to the scene.

While the lanes were closed, a driver being pursued by the Colorado State Patrol drove through the crime scene. Police have identified him as Clayton Sample, 20, and are still looking for him.

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