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April 23, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Trooper injured when patrol car struck on I-405

A Washington State Patrol trooper sustained minor injuries when her patrol car was struck while she was responding to a disabled vehicle blocking southbound traffic on Interstate 405 tonight. A vehicle was slowing as it approached the trooper at I-405 and Northeast 160th Street and was struck by another vehicle, the State Patrol said. The first…

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April 22, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Trooper injured in I-5 crash in Seattle

The Associated Press The Washington State Patrol says a 28-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail on suspicion of drunken driving after a crash that damaged two patrol cars and injured a trooper on Interstate 5 in Seattle. Trooper Cliff Pratt says the two state patrol cars were stopped with emergency lights at the scene…

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April 21, 2014 at 5:13 PM

No injuries after school bus ends up in ditch near Buckley

The Associated Press BUCKLEY — The Washington State Patrol says no one was hurt when a school bus with 26 high-school and middle-school students on board went into a ditch Monday afternoon near the Pierce County town of Buckley. Trooper Guy Gill says the students were put on another bus. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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April 16, 2014 at 9:39 AM

School bus collision with semi results in minor injuries

An 8-year-old child was taken to an Everett-area hospital after his school bus collided with a semitrailer on Highway 9 this morning. State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis said that only two children, ages 6 and 8, were on the bus when the two vehicles collided near Marysville. The incident is under investigation.

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April 15, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Two state troopers collide in chase near Lynnwood

The Associated Press LYNNWOOD — Two state troopers suffered minor injuries when their cars collided early Tuesday as they were rushing to help in a stolen car chase near Lynnwood, a Washington State Patrol spokesman said. The patrol cars collided at an intersection when one failed to make a turn and were totaled in the crash, said Trooper…

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April 9, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Mountlake Terrace police commander charged with DUI

An 18-year veteran of the Mountlake Terrace Police Department has been charged with drunken driving and placed on administrative leave, the police department said today. Cmdr. Don Duncan was arrested by the Washington State Patrol at 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 1 in Lake Stevens, Chief Greg Wilson said in a news release. He was charged with…

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April 7, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Man arrested at UW last week, arrested tonight at ferry dock

The man who allegedly pepper-sprayed two University of Washington police officers and barricaded himself in a trailer last week, and who in early March led police on a low-speed chase, was arrested again this evening at Seattle’s Colman Dock. The man, who police say is in his 40s, had an outstanding warrant and was…

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February 26, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Fleeing driver fatally shoots self in Auburn

The Associated Press AUBURN — A driver who fled from the Washington State Patrol fatally shot himself  as the chase came to an end early Wednesday on Highway 167 in Auburn. The Patrol says the chase began in Renton and ended about 1 a.m. after a spike strip was used to flatten both right-side tires. The car…

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February 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Motorcyclist hits 117 mph on I-5 in Seattle, gets arrested

A motorcyclist who authorities say was driving in the I-5 express lanes at speeds nearing 117 mph was booked into the King County Jail last night. The motorcyclist was nabbed after the evening commute when he was seen hauling northbound through downtown Seattle last night, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb.  Details about how…

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February 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Trooper’s car hit on I-5 near Burlington

The Associated Press BURLINGTON — The Washington State Patrol says a patrol car was hit after the trooper stopped Tuesday morning to investigate multiple crashes on an icy stretch of Interstate 5 north of Burlington. Trooper Mark Francis says the trooper was taken to a hospital to be checked out for soreness. Francis says the interstate was covered…

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