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Deputies ID 89-year-old woman who died in rural Marion County crash

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TURNER, OR (KPTV) -

An 89-year-old woman died in a two-car crash near Turner on Friday.

On Tuesday, deputies identified the woman who died as Eva Petersen of Turner.

Investigators said Petersen was driving on Parish Gap Road Southeast when she stopped at the intersection with Delaney Road Southeast and then turned out in front of a vehicle heading east on Delaney Road.

Deputies said Petersen was killed instantly in the crash.

The other driver, Benito Rodriguez, 35, of Jefferson, suffered minor injuries.

"The Sheriff's Office sends it condolences to Ms. Petersen's families and reminds drivers to always be cautious when navigating our rural county roads," according to a statement from the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

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