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May 31, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Fatal crash in Puyallup last night

A Puyallup man died late Thursday evening after crashing into the back of a semi-truck hauling 11,300 gallons of gasoline, according to the Washington State Patrol. The accident occurred just before 11 p.m. on westbound State Route 512 near 94 Avenue East. Trooper Guy Gill said investigators believe the pickup driver was going well over the posted…


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November 27, 2011 at 10:48 PM

Tanker wreck closes I-405 lanes

UPDATE 12:20 A.M.: Incident response crews are prepared to right the overturned fuel tank trailer, but determining how much fuel had spilled – and where the gas had gone – will take hours to unravel. The tanker, from Lee & Eastes Tank Lines of Seattle, held up to 7,000 gallons, with three compartments within the tank,…


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