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July 19, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Man dies trying to save Washington home from fire

OKANOGAN  (AP) — The Okanogan County sheriff’s office says a man died of an apparent heart attack while fighting a wildfire near his home. The sheriff’s office says 67-year-old Rob Koczewski was stricken Saturday while he and his wife were hauling water and digging fire lines on their property, which was threatened by part of the…


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March 21, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Skier dies at Crystal Mountain; could be heart attack

The Associated Press CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN — A spokeswoman for Crystal Mountain ski resort says a 67-year-old Lakewood man died Friday while skiing. Spokeswoman Tiana Enger says the man may have suffered a heart attack. The News Tribune reports that the ski patrol got a call early Friday afternoon that a skier had collapsed and was unresponsive. Patrol…


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September 26, 2013 at 9:43 PM

UPDATE: Pilot has heart attack on Houston-Seattle flight, dies

UPDATE: 6:15 a.m. Friday | The Associated Press is reporting this morning that the person who died was in fact the pilot. UPDATE: 10:10 p.m. | A United Airlines spokeswoman told the Associated Press that a crew member, not the pilot, had the heart attack that caused a Houston-to-Seattle flight to make an emergency landing in Boise…


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