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January 29, 2015 at 10:10 AM

Police looking for car in fatal Everett hit-and-run

The Associated Press EVERETT — Police are still looking for the car that fatally injured a pedestrian trying to cross a street Monday night near Everett. The Snohomish County sheriff’s office say the car would have front-end damage and be missing an outside mirror. Witnesses say a man was driving. The Daily Herald reports the victim was identified as 53-year-old…


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January 9, 2015 at 7:51 AM

N.Y. woman admits to hit-run deaths of 2 students, one from Seattle

The Associated Press POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — A 64-year-old woman has pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run deaths of two college students, one from Seattle, who were struck by her vehicle as they walked along a Hudson Valley road. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that Carol Boeck, of Red Hook, N.Y., pleaded guilty Thursday in Dutchess County Court to aggravated…


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December 18, 2014 at 7:39 AM

Increased charges in Oregon hit-and-run

The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Additional charges of manslaughter and intoxicated driving have been filed against the driver accused of hitting a man in Springfield and carrying him on top of her car for 11 blocks. Prosecutors had charged 30-year-old Isabel Gloria McDaniel of Veneta with criminally negligent homicide. The Register-Guard reports a Lane County grand jury…


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December 15, 2014 at 7:37 AM

Police: Oregon hit-and-run victim carried 11 blocks on luggage rack

The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police have arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run fatality in Springfield in which the victim was carried for 11 blocks on a luggage rack before police say he either was removed or fell into the street. The Register-Guard reports  investigators arrested 30-year-old Isabel Gloria McDaniel of Veneta on Saturday. Police say…


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December 8, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Driver fleeing police kills pedestrian in Vancouver, Wash.

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A car fleeing from police struck and killed a woman late Monday morning in Vancouver. The Columbian reports the driver was arrested at the scene. Police say he may have been impaired The driver was suspected of an earlier hit-and-run accident in Portland, The Columbian reported.  


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October 9, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Alleged driver in fatal shoplifting incident faces murder charge

By Evan Marczynski / Skagit Valley Herald SEDRO-WOOLLEY — A first-degree murder charge has been filed against the alleged driver of an SUV that hit and killed a Sedro-Woolley shop owner last week as she attempted to stop an apparent shoplifter. According to the Skagit County Jail roster, Matthew John Tobin, 19, is being held on $750,000…


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October 4, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Suspect arrested after fatal hit-and-run in Sedro-Woolley

Sedro-Woolley police have arrested a 19-year-old man thought to be the driver of the SUV that killed the James Market owner in Sedro-Woolley. According to police, the driver and three others were involved in shoplifting beer from the convenience store Thursday night. The store owner and her nephew chased the shoplifter outside, and both were hit by a…


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October 3, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Police have recovered SUV that likely injured girl in Rainier Valley

Seattle police have located the SUV believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured a 7-year-old girl earlier this week. The red Chevrolet Tahoe, which has been impounded and taken into evidence, was found on Wednesday within one mile of the accident, police said Friday morning. Seattle Police Department spokesman Drew Fowler said the driver…


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October 2, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Bellevue police seek felony charge in hit and run

Bellevue police traffic-collision investigators are recommending that King County prosecutors charge a 58-year-old Bellevue woman with felony hit-and-run for allegedly leaving the scene after driving over an injured pedestrian on Sept. 10. The 24-year-old victim was first hit in a crosswalk on Coal Creek Parkway by a van, then run over by the suspect’s SUV, police said. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center with…


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October 2, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Child struck by driver in Rainier Valley remains in ICU

A 7-year-old girl struck by a car on Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Genesee Street on Tuesday night remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center. Seattle police say they are searching for a red or maroon Chevy Tahoe SUV that was seen speeding away after striking the child…


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