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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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September 30, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Girl struck by car in Rainier Valley

Update at 4:08 P.M.: Police have determined only one vehicle hit the 7-year-old girl Tuesday night. Detectives have spoken to witnesses and are now only searching for the red or maroon Chevy Tahoe SUV that was seen speeding away after striking the girl. Detectives are asking witnesses to call Traffic Collision investigators at 206-684-8923. Update at 11:19 a.m.: Seattle police now say the injured…

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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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