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September 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Road closed after pedestrian killed in Federal Way accident

A woman was killed in Federal Way early Friday morning when she was hit by a car while crossing a roadway, according to Federal Way police. Police said the woman, about 60, was crossing the street in the 32200 block of 21st Avenue Southwest at around 6:30 a.m. and had almost reached the curb when she…

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September 25, 2014 at 6:01 AM

Police: small dog fatally mauled on Ore. streetcar

Portland (AP) — Police say a Pomeranian dog was fatally mauled by a pit bull Wednesday night on a Portland streetcar. The Oregonian reports that one witness says a woman and her pit bull boarded the car in northwest Portland and the larger dog almost immediately lunged at the Pomeranian already on board. Witness Cole…

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September 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Teen charged in fatal Renton hit and run

A 16-year-old teen accused of fatally injuring a teenage skateboarder in Renton on Sunday has been charged with felony hit and run. Court documents filed in King County Juvenile Court on Wednesday say the victim, Andrew Finnell, 17, was skateboarding in the street with his brother and a friend near Whitman Court Northeast and Northeast…

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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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