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December 26, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Vehicular-homicide charge filed in fatal Federal Way crash

A Federal Way man accused of driving drunk during a crash that killed a man late Monday night has been charged with vehicular homicide.

Jeffrey Waterfall, 56, drove a yellow 2003 Ford Mustang into a telephone pole in the 29000 block of Redondo Way South, in Federal Way, around 11:30 p.m., according to charges. The force of the impact caused the pole to be sheered off near the base. The pole remained standing, held up by the power lines, according to a police report included in the charging documents.

Kurtis D. Nevin, 52, was killed in the crash, according to charging documents filed in King County Superior Court.

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December 23, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Three arrested after DUI crash in Rainier Valley last night

A 27-year-old man was arrested for investigation of vehicular assault DUI, last night after police say he drove his SUV into a telephone pole, injuring himself and two passengers. The man driving the Chevrolet Suburban was heading north on Rainier Avenue South around 9 p.m. when it apparently swerved out of control and hit the pole…

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April 16, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Newborn hit in North Seattle DUI accident moved out of ICU

The newborn a drunken driver hit in North Seattle last month — in an accident that critically injured his mother and killed his grandparents — was moved out of the intensive care unit today at Harborview Medical Center. According to an online journal chronicling the healing process of baby Elias Schulte and his mother,…

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