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Car Rolls Backward, Kills Woman in Maryland Church Parking Lot

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A woman was killed when her car rolled backward and struck her in a church parking lot in Boyds, Maryland, police say.

Kathleen Howard, 83, had gotten out of her 2006 Lexus RX 330 Sunday morning at St Mark's United Methodist, Montgomery County police said. Police believe the Lexus rolled backward and hit her.

Officers and fire and rescue workers responded to the crash in the church parking lot on White Ground Road.

Medics took Howard, of Olney, Maryland, to a hospital, where she died of her injuries.

Police said they are investigating the circumstances of the crash. They are asking anyone with information to call the MCPD Collision Reconstruction Unit at 249-773-6620.

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