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August 19, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Man dies after forklift accident at Lynnwood Goodwill

A man died early Tuesday morning after he was injured in a forklift accident at the Goodwill store in Lynnwood on Monday, police said. The accident occurred as the victim, a 69-year-old Bothell man, was walking through the store’s parking lot in the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest at about 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to Lynnwood police. The victim,…

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March 3, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Rescuers extricate worker after trench collapses near Portland

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A trench for sewer workers collapsed Monday in suburban Portland, and one was buried to his waist in the 15-foot hole. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said the worker was removed from the hole in the afternoon after spending more than three hours in the dirt and mud. The man was alert during…

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