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Missing woman found alive after car plunges off California's Big Sur

BIG SUR, Calif. -- An Oregon woman who vanished last week in California has been found injured after her Jeep went over a cliff near Big Sur. Monterey County sheriff's Cmdr. John Thornburg tells the San Francisco Chronicle that 23-year-old Angela Hernandez of Portland was spotted Friday night by a couple walking near Highway 1.

He says the woman had an injured shoulder. However, authorities say she was alert and was walking on a remote beach when rescuers reached her.

Hernandez was last seen south of Half Moon Bay on July 6. 

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Family members said she had been driving from Portland to her sister's home in Lancaster in Southern California. 

CBS San Francisco reorts her sister, Isabel Hernandez, posted a video on Facebook thanking everyone.

"Sorry I'm just in shock. Everybody that … helped us through the whole thing and Angela will be OK. I'm so happy," Isabel Hernandez wrote.