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July 30, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Hiker hoisted to safety after fall near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state’s highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation Tuesday. A team from several Mason County agencies found the 25-year-old Bremerton man under High Steel Bridge, about 20 miles northwest of Shelton. Mason County sheriff’s detective William Adam says the man…


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July 21, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Man killed, woman injured in Kitsap County crash

SILVERDALE (AP) — A man was killed and a woman injured in a crash early Monday down a steep embankment in east Bremerton. Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue says firefighters were called about 3 a.m. and had to extricate the woman from the vehicle about 200 feed down a 45-degree-angle slope. She suffered serious injuries and was…


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January 8, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Marysville woman dies of injuries from last month’s 5-car pile-up in Burien

A Marysville woman who was critically injured in a five-car collision in Burien on Dec. 17 died from her injuries this week, according to the Washington State Patrol. The victim was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday as Barbara Eakin, 54. Police said Eakin and her husband, Clay Eakin, were headed to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on southbound Highway 509…


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December 19, 2013 at 6:44 PM

Bail set at $200K for driver in 5-car collision on Highway 509

A judge set bail at $200,000 for a man suspected of causing a five-car collision on Highway 509 in Burien that prosecutors say left two people with life-threatening injuries. According to the Washington State Patrol, the 24-year-old was driving on a roadway above 509 on at around 5 a.m. Wednesday when he went off the road and rolled…


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