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Oct 6, 2013 10:08 PM by Associated Press

Vehicle driven by Buena Park officer kills woman

BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Orange County say a woman has died after being struck by a vehicle driven by a Buena Park police officer.

The Orange County Register says (http://bit.ly/179cN48 ) the accident happened shortly after midnight Saturday on Orangethorpe Avenue near the intersection of Interstate 5 and the 91 Freeway.

It was unknown if the officer was driving a marked patrol car.

The California Highway Patrol, the agency in charge of the investigation, says the victim died at the scene. Further details on the crash were not available.

Orange County coroner's officials identified the victim as 33-year-old Katherine Tinnell.

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Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com

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