Waldport, OR -

An 18-year-old woman was killed when her car went down a steep embankment into the Alsea River at Waldport.

The Lincoln County sheriff's office tells KGW (http://bit.ly/1gD4ql7 ) her car was reportedly seen upside down before sinking out of sight in the murky water. The car had to be towed out of the water before emergency responders found the driver's body, still in her seat belt.

Killed in the Saturday evening crash was Makala Osborn of the community of Tidewater.