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July 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Power boat operator arrested in fatal Lake Washington crash

Update 11:10 a.m. The Renton man booked into the King County Jail for investigation of homicide in connection with a fatal boat crash on Lake Washington on Wednesday night has a 2002 conviction for reckless driving , according to King County District Court records. Update 7:42 a.m.: A boat operator involved in a collision on Lake Washington that killed one…

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July 11, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Two killed in motorcycle crash near Wapato

The Associated Press WAPATO, Wash. — Two people on a motorcycle were killed in a collision Thursday night near Wapato. The Washington State Patrol says the motorcycle collided with a pickup truck at an intersection on Highway 97. KNDO reports the patrol identified the dead as 17-year-old Omar Delgado of Union Gap and 21-year-old Yaritza Lopez of Yakima. The…

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July 9, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Seattle police release video of light-rail station shooting

Seattle police released surveillance-camera footage today showing the struggle between an armed 23-year-old man and a King County sheriff’s deputy at Sound Transit’s Sodo Station last week, moments before the deputy fatally shot the man. Seattle police are investigating the shooting at the request of the Sheriff’s Office. The 23-year-old who was shot was identified by the…

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June 20, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Climber who fell near Mount Baker dies after head injury

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office says a climber who suffered a severe head injury in a fall Thursday on Twin Sisters Mountain was dead when ground rescuers arrived. The Sheriff’s Office says weather prevented a helicopter from reaching the scene Thursday, and officials were still trying Friday to arrange for a helicopter…

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May 30, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Bicyclist dies crossing Highway 20 traffic near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — An Anacortes man died Wednesday afternoon when he rode his bicycle across Highway 20 in front of an oncoming SUV. The State Patrol identified the bicyclist only as a 49-year-old Anacortes man, pending notification of his next of kin. Brian Williams, 52, of Burlington, was driving a Ford Expedition north at Liberty Market, just…

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May 23, 2014 at 6:54 AM

3 dead after crash near Sedro-Woolley

UPDATE 2:03 p.m.: The Washington State Patrol has identified three people killed in an early morning crash on Highway 20 near Sedro-Woolley. The victims are: Frederick A. Brand, 65, of Concrete; Megan L. Brown, 21, of Bellingham; and Nicole A. Washington, 23, of Sedro-Woolley. Two men, Quinnton A. Baxter, 22, of Burlington, and Alfredo Navarro Jr. III,…

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May 23, 2014 at 5:54 AM

1 killed in Everett apartment fire

Everett police are investigating a fire that killed one person and left several people homeless early this morning. Authorities were called to the Candlewood Apartments, in the 8500 block of 10th Avenue West, around 2:45 a.m. for a report of breaking glass. When police arrived they saw smoke and flames coming from the “A” building, said…

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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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