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February 17, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Car overturns in North Seattle

Firefighters assisted three people in the alley at 112 Northwest 44th Street. on Tuesday morning. The driver confused the brake pedal for the gas pedal and backed up a rock wall, flipping the car. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Update at 9:46 a.m.: The Seattle Fire Department says in a tweet the injuries appear to be…


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February 12, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Woman struck by car in Shoreline

A pedestrian has been hospitalized after being struck by a car at North 160th Street and Aurora Avenue North in Shoreline. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, the woman suffered broken bones after being hit. The crash remains under investigation, there is no indication that drugs, alcohol or texting played a factor, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt….


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December 2, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Pickup rolls down Oregon embankment; 3 dead

The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say three people died when a pickup rolled down a steep embankment in Lane County. Lt. Josh Brooks says five people were in the vehicle Tuesday when it veered off Siuslaw River Road. Two passengers survived and flagged down help. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the…


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December 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Man hospitalized after car strikes Georgetown building

An SUV crashed into the front of Safety & Supply Company, 5510 E Marginal Way South on Monday morning. The car toppled a small pine tree at right. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) A 50-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition after his car apparently struck a building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Seattle…


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November 26, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Person trapped under SUV in Bellevue

Update at 11:18 a.m.: The man, 59, has been freed. Bellevue police say he has been taken to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver is being interviewed. Original post: Firefighters are trying to free a person who is trapped under an SUV in Bellevue, according to police. The man was crouched down near a gas station when he was run over…


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November 5, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Oregon teen, struck while jogging, dies of injuries

The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Friends and family members gathered in Salem to remember a teenager who died after he was struck by a vehicle as he jogged. Authorities say 16-year-old Isaiah Guzman was hit from behind the evening of Oct. 22 as he ran in the rain along the rural road on Salem’s east side. Police…


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October 28, 2014 at 3:15 PM

4 killed in Auburn crash identified

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the four people killed Saturday in a traffic accident in Auburn. They are: Caleb Graham, 23; Rehlein Stone, 21; Andrew Tedford, 31; and Suzanne McCay, 29. Auburn police say the four were in a car that was heading north in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South about 2 a.m. when…


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October 10, 2014 at 7:38 AM

Juneau police sorry for telling wrong family of death

The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Police in Juneau are apologizing for mistakenly informing a Palmer, Alaska, family that their son died in a vehicle crash. A 33-year-old driver named Justin Donald Priest died Wednesday night in a crash when his vehicle hit a tree. The Juneau Empire newspaper reports police contacted the family of Justin D. Priest…


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October 1, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Overturned semi cleared from I-5 near Boeing Field

The spilled load from the overturned semi can be seen in this Washington State Patrol photo. (Trooper Scott Eng / Washington State Patrol) Update at 3:33 p.m.: All lanes of northbound Interstate 5 at Boeing Field have been reopened. Update at 2:14 p.m.: The truck is upright. All lanes of northbound I-5 are still blocked, according…


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September 26, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Woman hit by Community Transit bus in Monroe dies

The Associated Press MONROE — An 82-year-old woman hit by a Community Transit bus Thursday night in Monroe has died of her injuries. The Daily Herald reports Marion Allred died Friday morning at an Everett hospital. Police say she was not in a crosswalk and it was dark and drizzling when she was struck and knocked under…


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