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December 19, 2014 at 6:53 PM

2 killed, 3 injured in Redmond collision

Two people are dead and three others, including a 4-year-old child, are injured following a collision in the 18400 block of N.E. 128th Way near Redmond, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said the fatal accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. when an Acura Integra with two people inside was traveling…

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December 16, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Train hits car on tracks in Kent; Sounder trains delayed

Kent police say the driver of a vehicle that was struck by a Sound Transit train was able to escape without injury on Tuesday evening. Kent police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner said the vehicle got caught on the tracks when the barrier arms descended. The driver saw the southbound Southline No. 1515 train coming and was able to…

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December 6, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Bothell man killed in freeway accident, says WSP

The passenger in a pickup truck that had stopped on southbound Interstate 5 in Snohomish County to secure a loose load was killed Saturday when a car swerved onto the shoulder to avoid a collision and struck him, according to the Washington State Patrol. The victim was identified as Gerald Olmstead, 51, of Bothell. The patrol said…

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November 10, 2014 at 6:08 AM

3 firefighters injured in Shoreline aid car crash

Three firefighters in a Shoreline Fire Department aid car were injured in a Sunday night collision. The aid car was returning to the station from a call when it collided with a car at an intersection in the north Seattle suburb. KIRO reports  the three firefighters were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the…

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August 24, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Two killed in head-on crash on Highway 202 east of Redmond

Update: 7:46 a.m. | The Washington State Patrol says that a 16-year-old boy and a 68-year-old man died in a crash in Redmond shortly before 9 p.m. on Sunday. According to the State Patrol the 16-year-old was driving a Dodge Dakota pickup east on Highway 202 when he struck a white Ford Explorer driving west on the…

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July 16, 2014 at 8:54 AM

All lanes on westbound 520 bridge are open

  UPDATE: 9:40 a.m. | The westbound lanes of Highway 520 heading into Seattle are back open after a crash this morning.   The lanes reopened around 9:30 a.m., according to the State Patrol. UPDATE: 9:10 a.m. | All westbound lanes of Highway 520, at the floating bridge east highrise, are closed this morning after a three-car accident. State Patrol…

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July 11, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Two killed in motorcycle crash near Wapato

The Associated Press WAPATO, Wash. — Two people on a motorcycle were killed in a collision Thursday night near Wapato. The Washington State Patrol says the motorcycle collided with a pickup truck at an intersection on Highway 97. KNDO reports the patrol identified the dead as 17-year-old Omar Delgado of Union Gap and 21-year-old Yaritza Lopez of Yakima. The…

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June 17, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Fleeing suspect collides with Puyallup police car

The Associated Press PUYALLUP  — Police say a man who drove away from a domestic violence incident Tuesday morning in Puyallup collided head-on with a patrol car. Both the officer and the suspect were treated at a hospital for minor injuries. On his release from the hospital, police say the fleeing man will be booked into the Pierce…

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June 11, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Police to angry commuters, sports fans: ‘Good reason’ for traffic jam

Seattle police today said they regret any inconvenience for drivers when they ordered Highway 99 closed while investigating an injury accident south of the West Seattle Bridge on Tuesday afternoon, creating a nightmare for commuters and people trying to get into the city for a Mariners game. But they asked people to keep things in perspective. “There…

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