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December 31, 2014 at 9:02 AM

La Center High School student killed in motorcycle crash

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — An 18-year-old killed in a motorcycle crash near Amboy was identified as La Center High School senior Cameron Kewitz of Woodland. The sheriff’s office says there were no witnesses to the crash Monday but the motorcycle was apparently speeding too fast for conditions and hit an embankment. The Columbian reports Kewitz played…


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September 8, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Motorcyclist seriously injured, driver arrested in Seattle crash

Update 3:55 p.m. A 19-year-old driver accused of hitting a motorcyclist in Madrona on Monday was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence. Seattle police, in a news release, said: “a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) officer developed probable cause to arrest the man. Investigators will now obtain a warrant and collect a sample of his blood for further impairment…


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August 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Motorcyclist survives 30-foot fall from I-5 in Seattle

A motorcyclist who fell about 30 feet from Interstate 5 and into a patch of bushes has been taken to Harborview Medical Center. The motorcyclist suffered a dislocated left shoulder and a knee injury, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The accident occurred at 11:08 a.m. at the Swift Avenue South/South Albro Place exit off I-5 north in Seattle. Seattle…


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October 7, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Man critically injured in car-motorcycle crash on Dexter Avenue

A 33-year-old man was critically injured Saturday night when his motorcycle collided with two cars in Seattle. The man was headed north on Dexter Avenue North near Aloha Street at about 8 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. The motorcycle and a southbound Mazda MX6 collided, throwing the rider to the pavement. The careening motorcycle struck…


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September 9, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Two men die after Kirkland motorcycle crash

Two men died after a motorcycle crash Saturday night in Kirkland. Both men were on the motorcycle, heading north in the park-and-ride lot in the 11600 block of Northeast 132nd Street at around 6:15 p.m. The motorcycle accelerated and hit the curb at high speed, falling nearly 20 feet to the road below. One of the men…


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August 22, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Senior Airman killed in Gig Harbor motorcycle crash

A man killed in a Gig Harbor motorcycle crash Monday night has been identified as Senior Airman Ty Barnes, 23, according to a Joint Base Lewis-McChord release. Barnes, who was assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron at Lewis-McChord, was wearing all appropriate protective gear at the time of the collision, the release said. He…


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July 30, 2012 at 4:22 PM

SeaTac collision kills motorcyclist

UPDATE 5:15 p.m. | The motorcyclist killed in the collision was a 26-year-old Burien man, according to Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office. He had just crossed International Boulevard while going eastbound on South 160th when he hit the passenger side of a taxi turning left into a private driveway. West said the…


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