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next time this occurs, move the key to the start position, shift from P to N, then try starting the car again in N.

Yeah, I thought of that, too. Trouble is, I couldn't get the gearshift out of park. I assume this is some safety feature designed to keep the vehicle from slipping out of Park accidentally.
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