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June 20, 2014 at 10:01 PM

UW students take 2nd place in hybrid-car competition

University of Washington students took second place in a national collegiate competition to turn a stock car into a super-efficient hybrid vehicle. The UW competed against 14 other colleges in the EcoCAR 2 challenge, sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy. The three-year-long competition tested the  ability of students to strip down…


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January 6, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Fatal crash on Highway 2 near Snohomish

Corrected version: SNOHOMISH  (AP) — The driver of a car has been killed in a collision with a pickup on Highway 2 near Snohomish. The Washington State Patrol says the pickup crossed the center line and hit the car head-on about 5 a.m. Monday near the intersection with Highway 9. The driver of the car died at the…


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October 15, 2013 at 8:49 PM

UPDATE: 2 pedestrians ‘stable’ after being hit by vehicle in Lower Queen Anne

    Two pedestrians were taken to Harborview Medical Center with injuries after being hit by a Toyota SUV in Lower Queen Anne tonight. (Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times) UPDATE: 8:45 a.m. Seattle police say that a mini van driver who struck and injured two pedestrians in Lower Queen Anne last night was not under the…


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November 30, 2012 at 5:35 AM

Fleeing car crashes into Tacoma home

The Associated Press A car fleeing from police crashed into a home early Friday in Tacoma. KOMO-TV reports the family inside was unharmed. The 44-year-old driver was arrested. He was wanted on a warrant from Port Townsend. The car took off about 2 a.m. after a Pierce County deputy attempted to make a traffic stop. At one time the driver…


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