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Oregonian delivery driver killed by own car in Astoria

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- A delivery driver was killed in Astoria by her own car on Thursday. 

Astoria Police said Debra Kay Burnett was a delivery driver for the Oregonian. She was on her route when her car began to slide down a hill on 12th Street near Kensington. 

She stopped on the hill and got out to put salt down when the car, which was left in gear, rolled onto her.  She was pinned underneath and killed.

 


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