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October 13, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Three hit by Amtrak trains in separate incidents since Thursday

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…


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March 28, 2013 at 6:57 AM

Thursday Memo: DUI interlocks poll … Man hit by train … Weekend hopes

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…


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