A BNSF freight train struck a pedestrian on the tracks Saturday afternoon in Mount Vernon. Gus Melonas, BNSF spokesman, said the man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center. No further information on his condition was available. The man was struck, Melonas said, about 12:25 p.m. at the crossing at Riverside Drive, as witnesses say he was trying…More
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UPDATE 9:35 P.M.| Puyallup police say a woman walked into the path of a southbound Sounder train with 250 passengers aboard and made no effort to avoid it. Sound Transit said a train that departed Seattle at 5:40 was allowed to proceed south by 8 p.m. and passengers on a train that departed Seattle at 6:15…More
UPDATE: 8:35 a.m. | A 55-year-old pedestrian was fatally injured about 7 p.m. Wednesday when he was hit by a car in Lake City. Police said the man was crossing Lake City Way Northeast in the 11000 block when he was hit by a northbound compact car. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he…More
A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after he struck and injured a pedestrian on Denny Way early Sunday, according to Seattle police. Officers responded to report of a pedestrian being hit at Denny Way and Broad Street around 1:15 a.m. Police said a 36-year-old man was driving east on Denny when he struck…More
Kent police say a 79-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car around 5:45 a.m. this morning. Police say that the man was crossing near 144th Avenue Southeast and Kent-Kangley Road when he was struck. He man died at the scene. Assistant Chief Pat Lowery said the man was not in a crosswalk. “He was…More
UPDATE: Police say the woman was struck by the car’s driver-side mirror. She sustained minor injuries, according to police. A woman walking across Martin Luther King Jr. Way South was struck late Friday by a Seattle police cruiser as the officer was responding to a domestic violence call, the police department said. The officer was driving a fully-marked police car and…More