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February 5, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Multi-car crash causes backup on I-5; only minor injuries

A northbound pickup  on I-5 near 56th Street in Tacoma lost control, and struck the inside barrier. Debris struck four cars going southbound, according to WSP. (Washington State Patrol photo) UPDATED, 2:50 p.m. | Only one lane in each direction of I-5 remains closed after an earlier multi-car collision, according to WSDOT. ORIGINAL POST | A…


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January 25, 2015 at 12:56 PM

Man kneeling in street killed by vehicle in Marysville

A man kneeling in a street in Marysville was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning, the Marysville Police Department said in a release. The 39-year-old Marysville man was kneeling, facing away from oncoming traffic when a 54-year-old woman driving eastbound on 88th Street struck him shortly before 3 a.m. He lifted himself up…


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January 15, 2015 at 6:05 AM

Major backup on NB I-5 near Des Moines caused by earlier accident

All lanes are open now, but an 8-mile backup has been reported on northbound I-5 at State Route 516 near Des Moines, due to an earlier accident. Find alternate routes. The accident occurred in the southbound lanes, but required repairs to the median, that blocked lanes in both directions for a period of time. At around 2:30…


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January 11, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Coroner identifies 3 teens who died in Kitsap County crash

Three teenagers died when a car, driven by a fourth teen who survived, rolled over in Kitsap County early Sunday morning. Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson said the accident was reported by a passerby at 3:16 a.m., and police arrived on the scene 11 minutes later. The car, a 1996 Toyota Corolla, flipped and was found…


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January 6, 2015 at 5:56 AM

UPDATE: All lanes of I-90 WB at Snoqualmie Pass now open

The boulders that caused the accident Tuesday morning on Interstate 90. (Photo by Trooper Darren Wright) The Associated Press and staff reports UPDATE 8:30 p.m. | All lanes of westbound Interstate 90 are now open at Snoqualmie Pass, the state Department of Transportation reports.   UPDATE 5 p.m. | The Washington state Transportation Department says westbound traffic is…


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December 31, 2014 at 6:20 AM

Crash spills hatchery salmon on Oregon highway

UPDATE, 3:10 p.m. | The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore.  — Oregon state police are investigating whether the driver of a tanker truck was drunk when it crashed and spilled thousands of baby salmon onto a road in western Oregon. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates 11,000 juvenile salmon died in Tuesday’s wreck on state Route 126…


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December 26, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Woman falls from I-5 overpass near King-Pierce county line

A woman fell from the South 376th Street overpass into the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the Pierce and King county line Friday afternoon, blocking three lanes of traffic for about a half-hour. The woman was transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb. South King County Fire and…


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December 26, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Police looking for suspects in early morning carjacking

An armed carjacking early Friday morning in the Central District ended when several suspects rammed the stolen car into a utility pole and fled on foot. Several men – at least one of them armed with a handgun  – ordered a woman out of her car at a gas station on the corner of East Cherry Street and 23rd Avenue…


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November 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Sheriff: 3 people killed in rollover may have died from exposure

By Dee Riggs / The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — Three people who were killed in a one-vehicle accident near Bridgeport earlier this week were from Wenatchee. Arnulfo Rivera Sanchez, 47; Clydene Mae Comeslast, 39; and Nakota Storm Wolverine Sturgill, 2, lived at the same Wenatchee address, said Don Culp, Douglas County undersheriff. Nakota was Comeslast’s child, Culp…


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