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May 25, 2014 at 11:09 PM

WSP: Medical problem may have caused fatal crash that closed I-5 in December

The Associated Press TACOMA — The Washington State Patrol has connected a driver’s medical problem to a fatal crash that shut down Interstate-5 near DuPont for 10 hours in December. The News Tribune reports the 61-year-old from Sacramento, California, has fainted a few times since the Dec. 16 crash. State Patrol spokesman Guy Gill says a medical…

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February 18, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Bremerton man killed in I-5 crash identified

A Bremerton man who died on Interstate 5 after his Honda struck a tanker trailer carrying 7,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen on Sunday night has been identified as Magarbi Matthew. The Washington State Patrol released the name of the 22-year-old man on Tuesday. Matthew was driving a 2002 Honda Accord when he was killed. KIRO-TV reported that Matthew is in the Navy. KIRO said…

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February 3, 2013 at 11:21 AM

100 mph driver on I-5 survives crash

Corrected version: An earlier version of this story included incorrect information from the Washington State Patrol about the make of the car involved. The (Tacoma) News Tribune An Oregon man driving more than 100 mph down Interstate 5 Sunday morning avoided serious injury after crashing into a tree, according to the The News Tribune. The 20-year-old was driving a…

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