Oregon woman spends 12 hours in car with dead passenger

An Oregon woman spent 12 hours in the car with dead passenger after a crash Sunday night.

An Oregon woman is recovering in the hospital this week after spending half of a day with a dead passenger in her car after a crash.Fox 25's affiliate in Portland, Oregon, KATU, reports the woman was found by a hitchhiker after an accident on Sunday.A 23-year-old woman, Ruth Delgado, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other woman, 21-year-old Gabriela Rayon, was taken to an Oregon hospital with serious injuries, at first. She's now been upgraded to fair condition.Sunday night around 8:30, a hitchhiker reported he'd heard cries for help coming from down a hill.Police said an early investigation indicated the car had driven off the road, down the hill and into a tree at least 12 hours before. It finally stopped in heavy brush and wasn't visible from the road.Oregon State Police are still investigating the cause.