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October 30, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Mountlake Terrace man killed in crash near Leavenworth

The Wenatchee World LEAVENWORTH — A 56-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was killed Wednesday evening in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 2 about 21 miles west of Leavenworth. Kerry L. Knapp was killed when his eastbound Ford F350 pickup struck a guardrail twice, went airborne, struck a tree and came to rest at the base of the tree, according to…

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October 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Tacoma robbery suspect dies from getaway crash

The Associated Press TACOMA — A bank robbery suspect who crashed while fleeing police in Tacoma has died. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office says the man died Tuesday afternoon. Police say he had robbed at KeyBank branch and was speeding away from officers Tuesday when his car collided with a van at an intersection. KOMO reports three people…

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September 28, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Emergency crews get coaching on how to handle an oil train crash

By Evan Marczynski / The Skagit Valley Herald MOUNT VERNON — With the increase of crude oil shipped by rail through Skagit County and other areas of Western Washington, oil train safety is a hot topic among emergency managers and first responders in the area, particularly in the event that one of those trains should crash. About…

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September 17, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter. The Idaho Statesman reports all five young people in the Ford Bronco were hurt in the crash Sunday and had to receive medical treatment. Authorities say…

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September 14, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Two police cars crash into one another in downtown Seattle

Two Seattle police cars crashed into one another en route to a call in downtown Seattle early Sunday afternoon. One of the police cars was pushed by the impact under the back end of a tour bus parked at the curbside beside the Roosevelt Hotel. Neither officer appeared to be seriously injured in the crash. But one, whose airbag…

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August 27, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Motorcycle crash leaves one dead, passenger seriously injured

Update 7:40 a.m.: A crash on the West Seattle freeway early Wednesday that left a 32-year-old motorcyclist dead and his passenger seriously hurt occurred after the motorcyclist apparently failed to negotiate a curve. According to the Washington State Patrol, the motorcycle was heading east on the freeway just after 1 a.m.when it crashed near the exit ramp onto…

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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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August 15, 2014 at 8:41 AM

5 injured in multiple-car crash on I-5

Five people were hurt Friday morning after a multiple-vehicle accident on southbound Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle. A Lincoln Town Car, a Toyota and a semi-truck collided in the right lane near South Spokane Street at 8:13 a.m., said Seattle Fire spokesman Kyle Moore.  The most seriously hurt is a 37-year-old man who was not wearing a seatbelt,…

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August 8, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Woman dies when vehicle rolls, crashes into Vancouver substation

The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A 44-year-old woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash in which her vehicle ended up at a Clark Public Utilities substation in east Vancouver, Wash. Trina Wase was pronounced dead at the scene. Traffic Sgt. Pat Johns of the Vancouver Police Department said speed and alcohol were possible factors in the crash. The…

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