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July 23, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Pilot dies after helicopter crashes near Wenatchee

A pilot died after he crashed a helicopter in the Wenatchee area, according to the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. Undersheriff John Wisemore said the pilot was the only one aboard the helicopter. The crash occurred after 2 p.m. Wednesday in Wenatchee for unknown reasons, said Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration in Renton. The aircraft, a Bell…

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July 17, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Stretch of I-90 near Vantage still closed after 21-vehicle crash

Update at 5:34 p.m. : Blowing dust and ash from a recent fire may have led to the collision of more than 20 vehicles today on I-90 near Vantage. The Washington State Patrol responded around 11 a.m. to the crash, which involved 15 passenger vehicles and six commercial trucks, according to Trooper Darren Wright. The…

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July 9, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Former Overlake ER director was downed Cessna’s pilot

The King County Medical Examiner has identified the small aircraft pilot who was killed Tuesday in Fall City as Dr. John Ciliberti, a former medical director of the emergency department at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue. The medical examiner’s office said Ciliberti, 70, whose Cessna 182 crashed at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course early in the day, died …

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July 5, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Man on scooter dies in crash with North Kitsap firetruck

The Associated Press A 48-year-old man driving a scooter died Friday in a crash with a firetruck, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Spokesman Scott Wilson told the Kitsap Sun that Jason T. Foster, of Kingston, died at the scene. The crash happened when the pumper truck with North Kitsap Fire & Rescue tried to turn left…

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June 25, 2014 at 7:14 AM

Earlier crash, truck fire caused big backup on I-5 northbound at Federal Way

Update 8:50 a.m.:  All lanes of Interstate 5 between Fife and Federal Way have reopened. A fire following the collision of two trucks resulted in the closure of three lanes of the interstate for nearly five and a half hours, according to the State Patrol. There were minor injuries in the crash that occurred around 2 a.m. Original post:The crash…

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May 23, 2014 at 6:54 AM

3 dead after crash near Sedro-Woolley

UPDATE 2:03 p.m.: The Washington State Patrol has identified three people killed in an early morning crash on Highway 20 near Sedro-Woolley. The victims are: Frederick A. Brand, 65, of Concrete; Megan L. Brown, 21, of Bellingham; and Nicole A. Washington, 23, of Sedro-Woolley. Two men, Quinnton A. Baxter, 22, of Burlington, and Alfredo Navarro Jr. III,…

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May 20, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Police: Driver smelled of alcohol after Lake Sammamish crash

A 68-year-woman who drove her SUV through her family’s Lake Sammamish home on Friday evening, killing her partner and son-in-law, smelled of alcohol immediately after the crash, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman is being investigated for vehicular homicide, but prosecutors said charges are pending further investigation and the results of a toxicology test. She was…

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