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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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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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