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September 22, 2014 at 11:38 AM

8-year-old Oregon boy dies after fall

The Associated Press MONMOUTH, Ore. — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy who was apparently scared by a bee has died after a fall of 20 to 25 feet in a building in rural Polk County. Sgt. Tyrone Jenkins of the Polk County sheriff’s office says Daniel Indra of Monmouth was helping with a remodeling project on an…


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September 9, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Climber dies in fall on Liberty Bell Mountain

OKANOGAN  (AP) — A climber from Everett was killed in a rappelling accident in the North Cascades, according to the Okanogan Sheriff’s Office. Eric Anderson, 28, was climbing with his wife Saturday when one of his ropes came free while rappelling on Le Petit Cheval/Spontaneity Arête, according to Sheriff Frank Rogers. Anderson died from injuries suffered in…


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July 21, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Construction worker falls to death at Bellevue College

Update at 12:31 p.m.: The Bellevue Police Department says the construction worker who fell to his death was 31. The state Department of Labor & Industries is investigating the accident. Original post: A man who was working at the construction site of a new building at Bellevue College died this morning after falling off a ladder…


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