May 28, 2008

Auto collision in Tukwila leaves one dead

Tukwila police reported that a 46-year-old man from Connecticut died Saturday morning after his sedan veered across traffic and was struck by an SUV.

The auto accident happened around 10:50 a.m. in the 13500 block of Tukwila International Boulevard.

According to police, te sedan was driving southbound when it left the road, returned to traffic and was struck on its passenger side by the SUV, which was driving northbound.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The passengers of the SUV were taken to Highline Medical Center in Burien. They were treated for minor injuries.

The SUV accident remains under investigation.

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May 26, 2008

Teenage girl struck and killed by pickup in Lynnwood

Two teenage girls were hit by a pickup truck Friday night in Lynnwood, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. One girl died as a result of the accident.

Sheriff's Capt. Kevin Prentiss said that a white Ford Ranger was heading east about 11:10 p.m. in the 3300 block of 164th Street SW in Lynnwood. It then jumped a curb and hit the two girls on the sidewalk. One of the girls died at the scene.
The other girl, a 16-year-old from Lynnwood, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. There she was treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The 32-year-old driver of the truck, from Snohomish, and his passenger, a 26-year-old Mill Creek woman, were also taken to Harborview. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening. Printiss said that the driver in the truck accident was not cited or arrested.

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May 22, 2008

Car hits pedestrian in Lynnwood

A woman who was struck by a car near the intersection of 188th Street SW and Highway 99 in Lynnwood was rushed to a Seattle hospital after the pedestrian accident, officials said. The crash occurred just before 10 a.m.

According to Marybeth O’Leary, a Lynnwood fire spokeswoman, officials have not yet determined how the woman, who is described in her 30s, ended up in the road and was ultimately hit.

The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries.

The accident is being investigated by Lynnwood police.
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May 20, 2008

Road closed after crash Tuesday morning

An automobile driver was arrested by Seattle police after driving into a construction site early Tuesday.

Just before 12:45a.m., the automobile crash occured in the 10100 block of Holman Road Northwest, Seattle police reported.

According to witnesses, the driver was speeding when he hit a truck and then a light tower used by crews working at the site.

The driver was apparently trapped at one point, but managed to get out and even tried to run. He did not get far before police officers arrested him.

The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment, said spokeswoman Renee Witt. The automobile crash prompted police to close Holman Road to all traffic for about two hours.

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May 18, 2008

Plane crashes into Lake Chelan; 2 dead

Two people died on Saturday when their float plane crashed into Lake Chelan near the remote resort community of Stehekin in the North Cascades. The plane was carrying 5 people total.
A charter flight from Chelan Airways, the single-engine DeHavilland Beaver had taken off from the town of Chelan about 4:30 p.m. Approximately 15 minutes later it crashed, flipping onto its top as it tried to land at Stehekin. This was according to Jeff Middleton, chief criminal deputy for the Chelan County sheriff's department.

Middleton said that those killed were a woman from Stehekin and a man. The male pilot and a female were taken to a hospital in Chelan, and the fifth person, a 16-year-old girl, was unhurt, he said.

Also according to Middleton, the dead man and the injured woman were believed to be husband and wife. Their hometowns were not available. The conditions of the injured man and woman, who suffered at least hypothermia, were not immediately available.

Middleton said that The National Transportation Safety Board would investigate the cause of the plane crash.

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May 13, 2008

Car in water, passenger dead, after Tacoma chase

A man from Tacoma has been accused of driving a stolen car into the water at a marina, leaving his passenger dead following the Washington auto accident..

On Saturday, just before 10 p.m. a Tacoma police officer determined a car had been stolen by running the license plate, said Officer Mark Fulghum. He also said that police pulled the car over but the driver sped away.

Officers called it off the chase which ensued because it was too dangerous. But, they continued following the car until the street dead-ended at a marina. An officer watched as the car sunk and saw the driver climb onto the dock.

A police dive team pulled the other man, whose name has not been released, from the water. He died at the scene.

Subsequently booked into the Pierce County Jail, the driver is facing charges of suspicion of vehicular assault, possession of stolen property and eluding police.

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May 9, 2008

Pickup driver killed in collision with bus

A fatal bus crash in which a pickup collided with a school bus in Spanaway is being investigated by Pierce County sheriff's deputies.

According to investigators, the truck apparently slammed head-on into the bus at 224th Street East and 50th Avenue East, said sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer. The truck was driving at a high rate of speed. The pickup driver was killed, but the school-bus driver was not hurt in the crash, which occurred just after 1:30pm. No children were on the bus at the time of the auto crash.

Troyer said that according to witnesses, the truck was passing in the oncoming lane when the collision occurred.

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May 8, 2008

Skateboarder’s death results in two-year sentence for driver responsible

A man from Everett was sentenced to two years in prison for striking and killing a 12 year old skateboarder.

On the night of August 21st, 2006, Justin Freeman was skateboarding with friends in Everett. Kasey Cline, 28, was driving a pickup when he struck and killed Freeman. Cline kept driving after the Seattle Auto Accident.

The day following the car accident, Cline contacted Everett police and claimed he didn't know he had hit the boy. Cline pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in February.

According to Snohomish County Deputy Prosecutor Paul Stern, Kline also faces up to three years of probation.

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May 5, 2008

Driver left dead in 2 car auto crash

Two women were injured, and one man died on Sunday in a Seattle Auto Accident when a sports car hit a sedan in the 2500 block of Westlake Avenue North in Seattle.

Mark Jamieson, Seattle police spokesman, said that police were called to the area right before 5pm. A head-on automobile crash had occurred, involving a Porsche convertible and a Ford Taurus.

The driver of the Porsche convertible was pronounced dead at the scene. Both the woman passenger of the Porsche, and the woman driving the Taurus, were hospitalized with critical injuries.

According to Jamieson, the Porsche might have been speeding. The driver apparently lost control of the convertible, and veered into the northbound lane of traffic.

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May 2, 2008

Renton couple killed in auto crash

A one-car crash left a young couple in Renton dead Tuesday night, and police said speed is likely to blame.

A 22-year-old man and his 21-year-old girlfriend, both from Renton, were driving on the 11200 block of Southeast 162nd Street shortly after 10 p.m. "at a speed greater than the posted 25 miles per hour," said police.

The man lost control of the SUV he was driving, and drove into a drainage ditch, flipped and struck a concrete retaining wall. According to Seattletimes.com, the man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene.

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May 1, 2008

Eastside crash causes death of Kirkland man

A crash killed a 30-year-old Kirkland man early this morning who lost control of his car on Avondale Road Northeast, and struck several trees and landed on the side of the road. Police said that speed, and alcohol, were definitely to blame for the seattle automobile accidents.

According to investigators, the man was driving more than 100 miles an hour and not wearing a seat belt. He was driving south on Avondale shortly before 3 a.m., when nearby residents heard a crash and called 911, police said.

Jim Bove, Police department spokesman, said the white Cadillac finally stopped on the east side of Avondale Road along Bear Creek, facing the northbound lanes. Before coming to a rest, it had sheared off several trees and the impact of the car accident left it ripped into sections.

"Basically, it did a 360," Bove said

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