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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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March 20, 2014 at 5:50 AM

Teen fatally shot in White Center

A 17-year-old Burien boy was fatally shot in White Center late Wednesday night, according to the King County Sheriff’s Department. Around 10 p.m. the victim and three others were getting gas at a station near Southwest Roxbury Street and 15th Avenue Southwest when they started arguing with a group at a nearby bus stop. When the victim…

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March 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Kirkland man arrested in fatal hit & run incident

A Kirkland man has been arrested in connection with the hit and run death of a woman in Kenmore early Friday. The man, 53,  is being held on $200,000 bail for investigation of felony hit and run. The woman was struck about 7 a.m. while she was crossing Juanita Drive Northeast in an uncontrolled crosswalk at the…

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March 7, 2014 at 6:50 PM

Foreign student whose mom paid $2M bail sentenced in fatal crash

A foreign student who crashed his newly purchased Mercedes-Benz into another car, killing its driver and injuring three people, was sentenced to 17½ months in prison on Friday. Yichun Xu, 20, pleaded guilty in February to vehicular homicide and three counts of reckless endangerment for a Nov. 10, 2012, crash in Des Moines that killed a…

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February 28, 2014 at 6:25 AM

One dead in South Seattle head-on collision

UPDATE, 5:38 p.m. | The man who died after a head-on collision in South Seattle this morning has been identified as Elwin Trinh, 23. The cause of death was blunt-force trauma of the head and neck, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. ORIGINAL POST | One man died and another was rushed to the…

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February 23, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Man fatally shot during Greenwood robbery identified

A man fatally shot Sunday night during a robbery in a parking lot in the Greenwood neighborhood near North 85th Street and First Avenue Northwest was identified by law enforcement sources as David L. Peterson, 54. He was the husband of Kimberly Peterson, who works at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as a database coordinator for…

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January 26, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Report: Fatigue, fog factored in fatal boat crash

LA PUSH (AP) — A new report from Canadian officials says fog, fatigue and an “unfamiliarity with safety issues” factored into a pre-dawn collision between two fishing vessels that left a Port Angeles man dead. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its findings last week into the September 2012…

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January 23, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Renton bike trail

RENTON (AP) — A motorcycle rider fleeing a Washington State Patrol trooper was killed in a crash just before 2 a.m. Thursday in Renton. The patrol says the rider had left Highway 169 and was on a parallel bicycle trail when he hit a pole. KING reports the chase began on Interstate 405 when the trooper tried…

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January 10, 2014 at 5:48 AM

Man fleeing casino killed on Highway 99 in Everett

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Washington State Patrol says a man who was struck by a vehicle and killed on Highway 99 in Everett had been running away from a casino. The Patrol says the 30-year-old Federal Way man, Dahai Guan, stopped in traffic Thursday night when he was fatally injured. KOMO reports he was fleeing the…

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