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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 27, 2014 at 5:35 PM

1 killed, 1 injured in Snohomish County plane crash

Photo from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office A Saturday afternoon plane crash near Frontier Air Park in Snohomish County left an 80-year-old co-pilot dead and the 66-year-old pilot critically injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a small plane down at 3:40 p.m. in the 11200 block…


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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 police cars collided Sunday afternoon at the intersection of 7th and Pine in downtown Seattle (Photo by Ed Clem / Special to The Seattle Times) 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…


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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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July 29, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Lanes of I-405 at SR 167 in Renton are open after morning crash

UPDATE:  6:45 a.m. | The HOV lanes are open at the crash site, according to WSDOT. ORIGINAL POST: A crash on northbound I-405 at Highway 167 in Renton has closed all lanes, according to the state Transportation Department. However, traffic was squeezing by on the left shoulder. WSDOT says you can bypass the accident scene by taking the exit…


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