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Teen jogger killed by car in Milton-Freewater

MILTON-FREEWATER -- A 19-year-old jogger died Wednesday after being hit by a car in Milton-Freewater, officials said.

Maria Meza was jogging around 7 a.m. on Winesap Road when she apparently was hit from behind, the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office said.

She was pronounced dead at St. Mary's Hospital.

Officials said there is no indication drugs, alcohol or speed were factors.

Meza was listening to her iPod and might not have heard oncoming traffic, officials said.

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