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August 18, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Fatal skateboard-style car accident in Vancouver

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Prosecutors say a driver was attempting a skateboard-style maneuver in his car when he crashed in Vancouver, killing a passenger. Clark County prosecutors also say 21-year-old Ryan J. McGuinness of Vancouver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the early Saturday crash on Interstate 205 that killed 18-year-old London D….

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August 5, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Wenatchee woman, girl airlifted to Seattle after crash

The Wenatchee World SEATTLE — A 30-year-old Wenatchee woman was in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle this morning after a one-car accident near Vantage that also injured a 5-year-old girl. Stephanie A. Housden and the girl were injured when a car driven by Housden failed to negotiate a curve on Interstate 90 about seven…

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August 5, 2014 at 11:02 AM

No injuries after SUV crashes into Bellevue preschool

Bellevue police say no one was injured this morning when an SUV crashed into a building housing a Montessori school. Police are trying to determine what prompted the SUV to crash through a wall of a building at 14340 N.E. 21st St., which houses America’s Child Montessori. “Very lucky the little tykes were out of the…

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August 4, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Everett street

A pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing a street in Everett this morning. The 67-year-old Kirkland man was in a crosswalk heading north on Wetmore Avenue at Everett Avenue just before 11 a.m. when he was struck by a pickup, Everett police said. The man was taken to Providence Medical Center Everett – Colby Campus, where he…

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August 1, 2014 at 7:48 AM

2 hospitalized after rollover crash on I-5 this morning

Two people were taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries this morning after a rollover crash on Interstate 5 in South Seattle. Washington State Patrol troopers were called to I-5 near Michigan Street around 3 a.m. on a report of the crash, said Trooper Karim Boukabou. When troopers arrived they found two people on the ground…

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June 30, 2014 at 11:10 AM

WSP seeks info on Edmonds woman killed in Cowlitz County crash

The Washington State Patrol is trying to learn more about an Edmonds woman who was killed when her car collided with a semi-truck June 22 in Cowlitz County. Kerri Hartnett-McGill was driving south on Interstate 5 near Headquarters Road when her car crossed into the northbound lanes and collided with the semi-truck, the State Patrol said….

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March 11, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Woman killed in head-on collision in Lynnwood

A woman was killed this morning when her car veered into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle on Highway 99 in Lynnwood, police said. The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. in the 17100 block of Highway 99. Police said a woman in her 70s was driving south when her car veered into northbound traffic, colliding head-on with…

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February 24, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Crash at Northgate backing up southbound I-5 for seven miles

A traffic accident in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Northgate has caused a seven-mile backup from Northgate all the way to Interstate 405, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident has made the Everett-to-Seattle commute more than an hour and a half. The Transportation Department recommends taking Highway 99 to avoid the…

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February 6, 2014 at 3:16 PM

1 dead in multiple car pile-up on I-5 in Clark Co.

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — One person is dead following a snow-related pile-up that involved around 15 cars and half a dozen tractor trailers on Interstate 5 in Clark County. A storm has blanketed the Vancouver and Portland region with snow Thursday, snarling traffic throughout the region and causing dozens of car crashes. The Columbian reports the…

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January 23, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Driver injured when car hits building in North Seattle

A 63-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition after her car crashed into a building in North Seattle. Seattle police said the woman apparently drove across four lanes of traffic, went down an embankment and then hit a building in the 11000 block of Lake City Way Northeast. The car ended up on its side. It…

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