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February 23, 2014 at 9:23 AM

Bremerton house fire kills 1

BREMERTON (AP) — Fire officials say a blaze at a home in Bremerton killed one man early Sunday. The Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue says firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames just before 5 a.m. Four adults and three children had been inside the home but safely evacuated. After fighting the fire, crews found the…

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August 19, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Man dies after being struck by train north of Tacoma

TACOMA — Authorities are investigating the death of a man struck by a train north of Tacoma. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas said the northbound coal train struck the man around 3 p.m. on Monday. He says three passenger trains face temporary delays as officials at the site investigate the matter. Melonas says the train used…

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August 11, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Rolling septic truck kills Pierce Co. motorcyclist

The Associated Press PUYALLUP – A 30-year-old man riding his motorcycle in Puyallup was struck and killed by an unsecured and unmanned septic truck rolling down a hill. Pierce County sheriff’s office spokesman Ed Troyer says the truck’s driver told deputies he had set the parking brake, but an inspection showed the brake had not been set. The…

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January 26, 2012 at 5:40 AM

Man lying in road killed in Skagit County

The Associated Press SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The Washington State Patrol says a man lying in a road near Sedro-Woolley was run over and killed by a truck that left the scene. Troopers believe the man, 56-year-old Roger Ballenger of Sedro-Woolley, was walking along the road Wednesday night and fell unconscious into the roadway before he was hit.

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