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August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in the past. On Sunday,…

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June 2, 2014 at 7:38 AM

Seattle girl, Oregon pilot die in plane crash

TOLEDO, Ore. (AP) — The small plane crash in Toledo killed the 51-year-old pilot from Newport and a 4-year-old girl from Seattle. The girl’s mother survived. KGW reports the family was traveling Saturday from Newport to Seattle when the plane went down in the parking lot at the Georgia-Pacific paper mill. Police say Douglas Nebert…

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June 1, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Sunday Memo: Two shot dead … Dog rescued … He let father die?

Two men shot dead: Two young men were shot to death early Sunday in Seattle’s Central District.   Swift water rescuers retrieve dog: A dog riding in the back of a truck was rescued when the truck rolled into the river in Winthrop. Vancouver man charged with letting father die: Authorities say a Clark County…

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May 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Monroe man dies when float plane crashes in Grant County

GRAND COULEE (AP) — The Grant County sheriff’s office says a float-plane pilot died Saturday evening when he crashed on Banks Lake near Steamboat Rock State Park. KPQ radio reports 60-year-old Kenneth A. Berger, of Monroe, was attempting to take off from Banks Lake around 5 p.m. Witnesses say the plane went nose-down in the water…

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May 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

23-year-old Auburn man dies in ATV accident in Grant County

EPHRATA (AP) — A 23-year-old man from Auburn has died from injuries received during an all-terrain-vehicle accident near Soap Lake in Grant County. The Grant County sheriff’s office reports Collin D. Murdock was the passenger in an ATV being driven Friday on private property about 7 miles east of Soap Lake. The vehicle hit a skid…

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May 19, 2014 at 8:24 AM

Motorcyclist dies in viaduct crash

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night after reportedly hitting a wall on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Seattle police said the man was dead at the scene following the 11:15 p.m. crash on the viaduct near South Royal Brougham Way. There was no immediate report of any other vehicles involved in the accident near Safeco Field.   The northbound lanes of the viaduct were…

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May 4, 2014 at 8:52 AM

3 motorcyclists killed, 1 hurt on Alaska highway

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Three motorcyclists are dead and another is injured following a crash Saturday night on a key Alaska highway north of Anchorage. Alaska State Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain says the four motorcyclists struck a vehicle on the Glenn Highway that had been pushed into their northbound lane. He says the three were pronounced dead at…

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April 21, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Man stabbed to death in Everett

A 40-year-old man with an extensive criminal history has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on investigation of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Everett early this morning. Everett police said the suspect and his girlfriend were arguing at the apartment they share with the woman’s daughter and her boyfriend when the…

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April 7, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Ephrata boy, 10, was driving in fatal canal crash

EPHRATA, Grant County (AP) —  A 10-year-old boy was behind the wheel of a pickup that crashed into a canal south of Coulee City, killing his father and 8-year-old brother, authorities said. Scott Kolves of Ephrata was teaching his 10-year-old son to drive when they were on a fishing trip March 30, Grant County sheriff’s officials…

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