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February 10, 2015 at 10:28 AM

State patrol: Fatal crash on Highway 2 in Monroe

UPDATE, 5:45 p.m. | The driver who died in a collision on Highway 2 in Monroe Tuesday morning was a 56-year-old man from Duvall, according to the Washington State Patrol. The cause of the collision is under investigation. UPDATE, 1:42 p.m. | Both directions of Highway 2 have reopened at Fryelands Blvd. west of Monroe following an…

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January 22, 2015 at 4:45 PM

1 dead in Highway 9 head-on collision

Update at 6:50 p.m.: The driver who died in a head-on collision on Highway 9 has been identified as a 22-year-old man from Marysville, according to the Washington State Patrol. The man was driving north on the Snohomish River Bridge when his Honda Accord crossed the center line and struck a Dodge Durango driven by a 59-year-old…

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January 5, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Two dead in crash near Sammamish

UPDATE, 12:42 p.m.| Two people died in a crash near Sammamish on Monday, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said that the crash, which involved two cars, also left one person with non-life-threatening injuries. Details about the crash have not been released by the sheriff’s office. ORIGINAL POST | The King County Sheriff’s Office…

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December 15, 2014 at 10:29 AM

20-year sentence in Hawaii crash that killed Auburn woman

The Associated Press WAILUKU, Hawaii — A 30-year-old Micronesian man with a history of driving while intoxicated has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a 2012 crash on Maui that killed a Washington state woman. The Maui News reports Walter Mark entered a no-contest plea to manslaughter and other felony counts and was sentenced Friday. Prosecutors…

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November 21, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Chinese student convicted of fatal Des Moines crash deported

A Chinese national who caused a fatal crash in Des Moines in November 2012 has been deported and is barred from returning to the U.S. for 10 years, according to a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle. Yichun Xu, 21, was released from the state Department of Corrections (DOC) on Oct. 6 and was…

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November 21, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Vehicular homicide charges filed in crash that killed 4 in Auburn

The driver of a car that crashed in Auburn last month, killing four passengers, has been charged with four counts of vehicular homicide, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office said Friday. Auburn police say a car driven by Nicholas W. Anderson, 38, was heading north in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South about 2…

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November 7, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Troopers investigate fatal crash on I-5 near Everett

One person is dead after a three-car crash Friday afternoon on northbound Interstate 5 in Everett. The driver of the car that caused the crash is believed to have had a some sort of medical episode near the Highway 2 on-ramp, according to the Washington State Patrol. The State Patrol initially reported that the crash was a hit-and-run. The right…

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November 4, 2014 at 11:14 AM

11-year sentence for DUI driver in fatal Burien crash

A Tukwila man has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for driving impaired when he caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a Marysville woman last December, the prosecutor’s office said. Christopher Wittman, 25, pleaded guilty last month in King County Superior Court to vehicular homicide (DUI), vehicular assault (DUI) and reckless endangerment. He was sentenced on Friday,…

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September 21, 2014 at 12:27 PM

1 killed in collision with patrol car near Ephrata

EPHRATA  (AP) — The Washington State Patrol is investigating a vehicle collision that killed a 22-year-old woman and injured a Grant County sheriff’s deputy. The crash involving the two drivers happened Saturday morning about 8 miles south of Ephrata. The Patrol says 22-year-old McKenna B. Fuglie, of Ephrata, died at the scene. The Grant County sheriff’s office said…

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August 31, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents. The Daily Astorian reports that 40-year-old Sterling Maxwell Frinell was driving under the influence of methamphetamine, opiates and oxycodone when he crashed his…

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