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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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August 26, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Dog missing after crash that killed former Redmond chief

Redmond police are searching for a dog that went missing after an SUV driven by the animal’s family was hit by a teenage driver on Sunday night. “Jake,” a wire-haired griffon, was in a Ford Explorer driven by former Redmond police Chief Steve Harris and disappeared after the crash that killed Harris and left his wife, Margaret, critically injured….

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August 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Retired longtime Redmond police chief, teen driver killed in crash

Steve Harris, a former longtime Redmond police chief, was one of two people killed in a head-on collision Sunday night near Redmond. Harris, 68, and his wife, Margaret, were driving west on state Highway 202 around 9 p.m. when their Ford Explorer was struck head-on by a Dodge Dakota pickup driven by a 16-year-old boy. Harris died at…

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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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June 2, 2014 at 6:20 AM

2 teens killed in crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — Two teens were killed when a pickup truck carrying as many as seven people ran off a Forest Service road and hit a tree Sunday near Shelton. The Mason County sheriff’s office says five people were in the bed of the truck, and it appears alcohol and marijuana were involved. The coroner’s office identifies…

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January 6, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Fatal crash on Highway 2 near Snohomish

Corrected version: SNOHOMISH  (AP) — The driver of a car has been killed in a collision with a pickup on Highway 2 near Snohomish. The Washington State Patrol says the pickup crossed the center line and hit the car head-on about 5 a.m. Monday near the intersection with Highway 9. The driver of the car died at the…

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December 17, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Tuesday Memo: How green is CEO’s Valley … Teens die in crash … Amanda Knox emails it in

Some retirement package: Valley Medical Center CEO Rich Roodman’s contract runs out at the end of the month — the contract that makes him the state’s highest-paid public hospital chief. But even if the hospital’s board doesn’t keep him on, he’ll walk away with a lot of money. Two teen girls are…

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December 17, 2013 at 5:37 AM

2 teens dead in high speed crash near Port Orchard

Two teenage girls are dead after what appears to be a high-speed crash near Port Orchard last night. Authorities say that a Toyota Camry was heading north on Baby Doll Road Southeast just after 9:30 p.m when it went off the road. The 18-year-old Camry driver apparently tried to brake when she came upon an SUV in front of her, but,…

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