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September 16, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Driver runs over girl, 1, in Tenino driveway

The Associated Press TENINO — A 1-year-old girl has died after she was run over by a vehicle in the driveway of her Tenino home. Thurston County sheriff’s Lt. Cliff Ziesemer says the little girl was playing outside Tuesday morning when a 21-year-old family friend arrived at the home to pick up the girl’s older sibling for…

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September 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Man struck by Sounder train in Sodo in serious condition

The  45-year-old man who was struck by a Sounder train in the Sodo neighborhood on Wednesday night is listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center, according to hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg. The man, whose name has not been released by authorities, sustained heavy trauma to his body after being struck at Occidental Avenue South…

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September 8, 2014 at 4:27 PM

2 critically injured after school bus, car collide in Everett

Two people have life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a car and school bus that both struck a pole on Highway 99 in Everett on Monday afternoon. The two occupants of the passenger car are being taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with critical injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. The bus driver…

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September 8, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Teen driver texting when she strikes pedestrian near Arlington

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says a teen driver was texting when she struck a pedestrian Saturday morning near Arlington. The accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. in the 17100 block of McRae Road Northwest. The victim, a 63-year-old woman, was taken to Providence Medical Center. The sheriff’s office says the driver, a 16 year-old girl, stayed at the scene and cooperated with…

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August 29, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Man pinned beneath van in North Seattle

Update at 3:43 p.m.: Van tires rolled on top of victim’s head. The man, in his 60s, is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. Original post: A man was severely injured Friday afternoon when he was pinned beneath a van in North Seattle, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The man was working on the van in the 14300…

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August 20, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Wanted man rear-ends Spokane police detective’s car

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane detective’s car. Police say the man’s car crashed into the detective’s car Tuesday, and police discovered he was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants related to driving and domestic violence. KREM reports the detective was treated for minor injuries.

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August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in the past. On Sunday,…

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August 11, 2014 at 9:02 AM

Teen struck by train near Bellingham

A 17-year-old was struck by a BNSF train near Bellingham early Sunday morning. Around 2 a.m. the crew repeatedly sounded the horn when they saw the teenager standing in the middle of the tracks, BSNF spokesman Gus Melonas said. He was struck and thrown from the tracks. The crew stopped the train and then ran back to…

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