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August 14, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Lost Whatcom hiker died of dehydration, exposure

BELLINGHAM (AP) — A hiker whose body was found Saturday near Mount Baker died from dehydration, exposure and injuries from several falls. The death of 51-year-old Brian Proctor of Concrete was an accident, according to the Whatcom County medical examiner. The Bellingham Herald reports Proctor split with a hiking partner August 4 on a day…


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May 26, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Nine people injured in two-car accident near Kent

Nine people were injured, one seriously, in a two-car accident near Kent about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. Two vehicles collided near the intersection of South 277th Street and Star Lake Road, sending nine people, including one child, to area hosptials, said Captain Kyle Ohashi, spokesman for the Kent Fire Department. A van carrying an unknown number of people hit a…


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November 20, 2011 at 4:16 PM

Five teens injured in Poulsbo crash

update at 7:45 p.m. A 2003 Nissan Sentra that crashed near Poulsbo Saturday night, ejecting one teenage passenger and injuring the driver and three other teens, hit a road sign, several trees and a utility pole before eventually rolling onto its top. The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office said the car was northbound on Clear Creek Road just…


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October 12, 2011 at 5:39 PM

UPDATE: Seattle firefighters free man pinned by machinery

UPDATE AT 5:39 P.M.: A man in his 20s suffered a head injury and leg and ankle fractures Wednesday after he was pinned to a concrete shoring wall by a drilling machine at a construction site on Seattle’s First Hill, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Department spokesman Kyle Moore said it took less than 10…


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