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April 14, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Girl dies after being struck by pickup in Northgate

A 17-year-old girl was killed this morning when she was struck by a pickup as she crossed Fifth Avenue Northeast at Northeast 115th Street in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood, according to Seattle police. The girl was walking west around 8:20 a.m. when she was hit by a green Ford Ranger that was traveling south on Fifth Avenue Northeast,…


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April 2, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Seattle bicyclist seriously injured in collision with SUV

A bicyclist was seriously injured last night in a collision with an SUV, police said. The bicyclist was riding north in east side bike/pedestrian path on Alaskan Way near Columbia Street around 10:30 p.m. when he left the pathway and collided with a southbound 2003 GMC Envoy, police said. Seattle Fire Department medics treated the bicyclist at the scene…


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March 20, 2014 at 7:45 AM

Pedestrian struck near Lynnwood

A man was struck by a car this morning at 164th Street Southwest and 36th Avenue West, just outside the Lynnwood city limits. He was take to a hospital. Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene investigating the accident. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said she did not know the man’s condition or the circumstances of the accident, but that…


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March 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Man killed in Everett crash; another man runs away

UPDATE, 6:08 p.m. | The man killed in an Everett crash Thursday night has been identified as Paul S. Linari, 21, of Everett, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. ORIGINAL POST | The Associated Press A man was killed in a crash Thursday night into a guardrail in Everett, and another man from the vehicle tried to…


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March 7, 2014 at 7:14 AM

Accident near Southcenter creates 9-mile backup on I-5

A collision on Interstate 5 northbound just south of I-405 at Southcenter (MP 153) has I-5 backed up for 9 miles. Incident Response Team and the Washington State Patrol have arrived at the scene, according to a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) report. No serious injuries are reported at this time. The backup of people trying…


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February 28, 2014 at 3:26 PM

King County deputy arrested after on-duty traffic collision

A veteran King County sheriff’s deputy was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Mill Creek this morning after he crashed his patrol car into the rear of another vehicle, the Sheriff’s Office said. Police who responded to the accident just before 7 a.m. near 132nd Street Southeast and Bothell-Everett Highway said the deputy showed signs of impairment, the Sheriff’s Office said…


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February 25, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Kelso man recovering after passing through bark machine

LONGVIEW, (AP) — A 23-year-old Kelso man who fell into a machine that breaks up clumps of wood bark is out of a Vancouver hospital and recovering at his mother’s home. Frank Arce Jr. says support from his family and friends is one reason he was able to leave the hospital Saturday — sooner than doctors…


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February 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Trooper’s car hit on I-5 near Burlington

The Associated Press BURLINGTON — The Washington State Patrol says a patrol car was hit after the trooper stopped Tuesday morning to investigate multiple crashes on an icy stretch of Interstate 5 north of Burlington. Trooper Mark Francis says the trooper was taken to a hospital to be checked out for soreness. Francis says the interstate was covered…


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February 21, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Off-roaders near Peshastin died in snowy wreck, sheriff reports

By Michelle McNiel and Dee Riggs, The Wenatchee World CASHMERE —Two men who were reported overdue from a drive up Derby Canyon near Peshastin were found dead Thursday near the vehicle they were riding in. Ronald Schober, 50, of Peshastin, and Douglas L. Strader, 68, of Milton, died when their Jeep Rubicon slid over a 75-yard embankment,…


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