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Woman killed in car repossession gone wrong

March 1, 2011 | 12:49 pm

A woman was killed early Tuesday morning during the repossession of a car in Chino Hills, authorities said.

Lisa Via, 42, died at Chino Valley Medical Center at 2:56 a.m. after being crushed while standing between the car and a tow truck, said San Bernardino County coroner officials.

Chino Valley firefighters arrived to the scene in the 15000 block of Monte Vista Avenue after 1 a.m. to find the woman injured. She was put on advanced life support and taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead, said Massiel De Guevara, a spokeswoman for the Chino Valley Independent Fire District.

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