The Associated Press A man who was killed by an Amtrak train over the weekend in the Seattle suburb of Auburn has been identified as a musician at a show on the Las Vegas Strip. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed 43-year-old John Jeffrey Ray was the man struck by the train while posing for a…More
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In separate incidents in the last three days, three men on or near BNSF Railway tracks in Seattle and Tacoma have been struck by Amtrak trains – two of them fatally. The most recent incident occurred near South Lander Street in Seattle, shortly before midnight Sunday, when a 25-year-old Marysville man was hit by a train. Seattle police said…More
Drunks, driving and interlock devices: If someone convicted of DUI agrees not to drive, he can’t be forced to install an ignition interlock device in his car. The device won’t allow the car to be started if it senses that the driver has alcohol on his breath. Did you know those convicted…More
Two men were injured, one critically, when a train struck a car Thursday evening at a railroad crossing in Fife, police said. The accident happened around 6:40 p.m. at a railroad crossing with no gate near 4020 78th Ave. E. , said Cmdr. Tim Floyd. The Union Pacific train was traveling about 40 mph when it…More