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May 19, 2014 at 8:24 AM

Motorcyclist dies in viaduct crash

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night after reportedly hitting a wall on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Seattle police said the man was dead at the scene following the 11:15 p.m. crash on the viaduct near South Royal Brougham Way. There was no immediate report of any other vehicles involved in the accident near Safeco Field.   The northbound lanes of the viaduct were…


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February 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Motorcyclist hits 117 mph on I-5 in Seattle, gets arrested

A motorcyclist who authorities say was driving in the I-5 express lanes at speeds nearing 117 mph was booked into the King County Jail last night. The motorcyclist was nabbed after the evening commute when he was seen hauling northbound through downtown Seattle last night, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb.  Details about how…


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October 22, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Motorcyclist, 24, killed in crash with SUV in Sodo

A 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash when he hit an SUV and was thrown from his bike  in Sodo Tuesday afternoon, according to a police report. The man was speeding and passing vehicles using the bicycle lane on southbound East Marginal Way South when he hit a green Isuzu Trooper SUV turning westbound onto…


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October 4, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Motorcyclist dies in Bellevue crash; other driver suspected of DUI

A 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Bellevue tonight when he was hit by a car whose driver is suspected of drunken driving, Bellevue police said. Bystanders attempted to resuscitate the motorcyclist at the scene before medics took him to Overlake Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Bellevue police spokeswoman Carla Iafrate said. The crash happened around 6 p.m. at…


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September 26, 2013 at 4:00 PM

UPDATE: 52-year-old killed in motor scooter crash on Alaskan Way Viaduct

UPDATE: 8:30 p.m. | Seattle police say the man killed in today’s crash on the Alaskan Way Viaduct was driving a motor scooter, not a motorcycle, as previously reported, when he hit the guard rail around 3 p.m. The man, who died at the scene, was 52 years old, the updated police report said. UPDATE: 7:28 p.m….


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September 25, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Motorcyclist dies after driving off viaduct in Seattle

UPDATE 7:20 a.m.: Seattle police say the man killed on the Alaskan Way Viaduct around 9:30 p.m. last night was driving a Triumph motorcycle. According to police, the man was driving north on the viaduct when he apparently struck the east guard rail and was thrown from his bike. He landed on Railroad Avenue, the roadway…


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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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