COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- Authorities say a Cottage Grove-area woman standing near her driveway was hit by a car and killed.

The Register-Guard says Oregon State Police Lt. Rob Edwards identified the woman killed Monday afternoon as 60-year-old Ramona Berg.

Edwards says a southbound vehicle crossed the center line of London Road and hit Berg as she stood near her driveway on the shoulder of the road. The officer says the vehicle then drove through a ditch and a neighbor's yard before returning to the road and driving off.

State police say they later found the driver, interviewed and released her. Her car was seized for investigation. Edwards says the case has been turned over to the Lane County district attorney.

KVAL-TV reports the victim had been taking her garbage out to be picked up.

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