Sandy woman killed in Marine Drive crash

Sandy woman killed in Marine Drive crash

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by Associated Press and KGW Staff

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Posted on December 17, 2013 at 9:20 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 17 at 11:07 AM

PORTLAND -- The driver that was killed when a vehicle went off of the roadway and over an embankment toward the Columbia River Monday night has been identified.

Mary Yakutis-Suit, 55, of Sandy was killed in a crash just before 8 p.m. on Northeast Marine Drive at Northeast 142nd Avenue, according to Portland police.

Investigators said Yakutis-Suit was likely driving west on Marine Drive and rolled down the embankment towards the Columbia River.

Emergency responders found that Yakutis-Suit had been ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Yakutis-Suit was the only person in the vehicle, police said. The investigation was ongoing.

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