BROOKS, Ore. — A woman was killed when she rear-ended a vehicle on Highway 99E on Wednesday evening.

Oregon State Police say a driver was stopped waiting for northbound traffic to clear so he could turn left onto Topaz Street.  52 year-old Alex Kalugin had minor injuries.

The woman who hit him, 81 year-old Delores Sams was pronounced dead at the scene.  Investigators haven’t said why she didn’t come to a stop.

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