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February 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM

4 workers injured in accident at Highway 99 tunnel project

Seattle firefighters treat a worker who was injured Thursday in an accident at the Highway 99 tunnel project. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Update at 3:40 p.m.: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, across town at news conference he called on measures to improve traffic safety, said about the accident: “This is not an…

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September 22, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Worker dies at Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A worker for an electrical contractor died while installing wiring at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview. Police say a co-worker noticed Scott Trapp “was down” Saturday afternoon. The (Longview) Daily News reports the 50-year-old Vancouver man could not be revived by other workers or firefighters, and he was declared dead at the scene. The Cowlitz…

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July 8, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Man killed in Duvall auger accident identified

The man killed after he fell into a piece of industrial machinery in Duvall on Monday morning has been identified. Bradley Hogue, 19, of Snohomish County, died of blunt-force injuries from falling into an auger, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Hogue was an employee of a company performing work at a Duvall residence…

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July 7, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Man, 19, dies after falling into auger in Duvall

A 19-year-old man was killed after he fell into a piece of industrial machinery in Duvall Monday morning, police said. Duvall police and firefighters responded to a report of a man who had fallen into the machine around 9 a.m. The victim had fallen into an auger, a machine used to distribute tree bark, Duvall Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Lori…

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January 7, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Worker killed in fall from Seattle building identified

A man who died after falling 50 feet off a building near Seattle Center on Monday has been identified as Aaron Adair, 34. Adair, reportedly an iron worker, was on scaffolding at a building at 101 Taylor Ave. N. when he fell, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. He was taken to Harborview…

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January 6, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Worker who fell from Seattle building dies

A 35-year-old man who fell 50 feet off a building near Seattle Center this morning has died. The man, reportedly an iron worker, was on scaffolding at a building at 101 Taylor Ave. N. when he fell, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center though he was unconscious and had no…

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January 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM

Arlington man injured in forklift accident

There is not points to locate on the map A 60-year-man was hospitalized this morning after he was run over by a forklift at an Arlington business. The accident happened around 10 a.m. at Northwest Hardwoods, located in the 20000 block of 67th Avenue Northeast.  The victim, an Arlington man, who was taken to Arlington Airport, where he was airlifted to Seattle’s Harborview…

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