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August 1, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Victim struck by CleanScapes truck identified

Update 2:58 p.m.: The victim in a fatal First Hill traffic accident has been identified as Rebecca A. Scollard, 42, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The 42-year-old died of multiple blunt-force injuries, a spokesman for the medical examiner said. Original post: A driver for Recology CleanScapes was behind the wheel of the truck that struck and killed…

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June 16, 2014 at 5:23 PM

2 dead, 2 injured in crash on Highway 522 near Maltby

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m. |  State Highway 522 is now open in both directions, the Washington State Patrol said. All units have cleared the scene. UPDATE, 5:30 p.m. | The driver of the Ford Fusion has died, according to the Washington State Patrol. He was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center. ORIGINAL POST | One woman was killed and three…

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May 30, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Investigators seek witnesses to Skagit County crash that killed 3

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to an accident last Friday that killed three people near Sedro-Woolley. A blue Audi A4 and a red Ford Fusion collided about 5:10 a.m. on state Highway 20 just east of Minkler Road, about five miles east of Sedro-Woolley.  Two passengers in the Audi and the driver of the Ford were killed, according…

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April 15, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Girl killed in Northgate accident identified

The 17-year-old girl who was killed Monday morning when she was struck by a pickup in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Sandhya Khadka. The medical examiner’s office said Khadka died of brain injuries. Her death was ruled an accident. Seattle police say the girl was crossing Fifth Avenue Northeast at Northeast 115th Street…

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February 16, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Man killed in 2-car accident north of Chelan

CHELAN (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says weather was a factor in a fatal two-car accident north of Chelan on Saturday afternoon. KPQ-radio reports a 59-year-old Bridgeport man died when his Dodge Neon crossed the center line on State Route 97 near Wells Dam and hit a southbound pickup. The driver of the pickup, a 60-year-old…

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August 2, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Body found in missing Renton man’s truck in ravine

The Associated Press MAPLE VALLEY — A body was found in a missing Renton man’s pickup truck down a Maple Valley ravine. The King County Sheriff’s Office says the 54-year-old man’s girlfriend reported him missing Thursday after he did not return from work the day before. Family members used cellphone GPS to locate his truck about 200 feet…

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March 5, 2013 at 6:57 AM

Tuesday Memo: DEA ex-heads’ buzz kill … Handcuff guy … Puzzling fatality

Headline: Here’s an inadvertently funny “head” line on the site this morning: Ex-DEA heads: Feds should nullify state pot laws And speaking of marijuana … Seattle police found 40 marijuana plants growing in Llandover Woods Greenspace located on the city’s border with Shoreline. The coppers don’t really care much, though, because pot is legal in…

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February 22, 2012 at 6:53 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: 520 fatality … rain, floods and avalanches

Weather: You’ve probably noticed the rain this morning, but the Weather Service says it could taper off later in the day. Whew. In fact, the forecast calls for some sun breaks tomorrow, but then we’re in for rain again on Friday. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: A woman was killed in a crash early…

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