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July 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Man suspected of Everett carjacking arrested in Seattle

Update at 3:19 p.m.: The Washington State Patrol says Westmoreland is in custody at Havorview Medical Center in Seattle, likely with injuries suffered in Monday’s crash. Troopers will guard him until he healthy enough to be booked into the Snohomish Coutny Jail Original post: Seattle police have arrested a man suspected of crashing a stolen motorcycle before carjacking a…

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July 14, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Motorcyclist crashes on I-5 in Everett, carjacks vehicle

State troopers are looking for a motorcyclist who allegedly carjacked a Miata after crashing on Interstate 5 in Everett. The State Patrol said William J. Westmoreland, 38, of Stanwood, was speeding south on I-5 around 3 p.m. Monday when he rear-ended a car south of 112th Street Southeast and was ejected off a Honda motorcycle. Troopers said…

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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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June 23, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Wenatchee police officer cleared in fatal shooting

The Associated Press WENATCHEE — A Washington State Patrol investigation has cleared the Wenatchee police officer who fatally shot a suspect in an undercover drug deal. The patrol said Monday that Officer Scott Reiber was justified in using lethal force on Dec. 12 when he shot 43-year-old Robert Harris of Wenatchee. Reiber was being dragged through the drive-through…

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June 20, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Man arrested after crash on I-405 in Kirkland this morning

A Lynnwood man was arrested after his car struck another car, causing it to flip over, according to the Washington State Patrol, which says the man then drove three miles before crashing into a barrier on Interstate 405 in Kirkland shortly after midnight today. A Toyota Corolla and a Jeep Liberty were northbound on I-405…

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June 20, 2014 at 9:10 PM

WSP: Man fell out of moving car on I-5 near West Seattle Bridge

A man fell out of a moving vehicle on southbound Interstate 5 near the West Seattle Bridge this evening, according to the Washington State Patrol. The right three lanes of I-5 were closed at the scene while emergency medical personnel performed CPR on the man. The lanes are now open, the State Patrol said. The circumstances of the…

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June 17, 2014 at 12:23 PM

2 people killed in Maltby collision identified

The two people who died in a two-car collision on state Highway 522 near Maltby, Snohomish County, on Monday were identified this morning as Redmond residents Joan S. Kinger, 76, and Stanley Kinger, 79. According to the Washington State Patrol, the Kingers were headed west on 522 around 3:15 p.m. when an eastbound Mitsubishi Eclipse crossed the…

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June 17, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Troopers involved in Ship Canal Bridge shooting identified

UPDATE 3:41 p.m. Seattle police have released recordings of the 911 calls that came in during the Ship Canal Bridge incident. In one audio clip, a man is heard telling a 911 dispatcher about the burning pickup. “It looked bad,” he said. “… The guy looks insane. You might  want to, like, call police as well. Like,…

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June 16, 2014 at 5:23 PM

2 dead, 2 injured in crash on Highway 522 near Maltby

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m. |  State Highway 522 is now open in both directions, the Washington State Patrol said. All units have cleared the scene. UPDATE, 5:30 p.m. | The driver of the Ford Fusion has died, according to the Washington State Patrol. He was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center. ORIGINAL POST | One woman was killed and three…

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June 3, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Logging truck hits Kingston ferry toll booth

The Associated Press KINGSTON, Kitsap County — A logging truck broke windows in a toll booth at the Kingston ferry terminal. The Washington State Patrol says the driver turned slightly to pay the toll at one booth at 5 a.m. Tuesday and the logs hit the adjacent booth. The Kitsap Sun reports no one was injured. The State Patrol…

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