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Stories tagged: crash

Man dies in motorcycle accident near Wilbur

A Western Washington man died Saturday evening when he crashed his motorcycle in Lincoln County. Walter H. Nuehring, 59, was eastbound on State Route 174 about 16 miles northwest of …

Unmanned drone smashes into Seattle home

A couple who lives in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood was making breakfast when they heard a loud crash and the sound of breaking glass. A drone had just smashed into …

11 dead, 2 missing after oil-rig helicopter crash off Norway

An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said.

Anchorage fire chief: 4 dead in fiery Alaska airplane crash

The bodies of four people killed when a small airplane crashed Wednesday and burst into flames have been recovered from a heavily wooded area north of Anchorage, officials said.

One dead, one injured in crash near Rathdrum

A man died and a juvenile was seriously injured early Saturday when their car crashed and rolled several times in the area of East Chilco road and North Hope Valley …

Albania: Military helicopter crashes, 2 killed and 1 injured

A military helicopter crashed in northern Albania on Wednesday, killing two crew members and injuring the other, officials said.

5 killed in tourist helicopter crash in Smoky Mountains

A sightseeing helicopter crashed near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee, killing all five people aboard, officials said.

Carjacking leads to chase, crash in Seattle’s I-90 tunnel

SEATTLE – An early morning carjacking led to a high-speed chase and a crash in the Interstate 90 tunnel that closed eastbound lanes for hours. KOMO-TV reported that it all …

Woman killed, 6 others hurt when Chicago-area commuter train hits car

A woman was killed and another person injured Monday morning after a car they were in collided with a southbound Chicago Transit Authority Yellow Line train at a grade crossing …

Three-car accident sends four to hospital

Four people are in the hospital after a three car crash, Saturday.

GM car’s bad ignition switch not to blame in crash, jury rules

A New York City jury has found that a flawed General Motors ignition switch was not to blame in a 2014 accident on an icy New Orleans bridge.

Idaho teens injured in car crash involving dogs

Two Idaho teenagers were injured in a crash Sunday morning outside of Orofino, the Idaho State Police said. A dog jumped into the lap of an 18-year-old driver, causing the …

Dozens hospitalized after Kansas train derailment

At least 29 people have been taken to hospitals after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in rural southwest Kansas early Monday, authorities said.

3 dead in crash on Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls

Emergency officials say 3 people have died in a crash on the Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls.

Boston Marathon survivor killed in car crash in Dubai

A Boston university says a woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing and another student have been killed in a car accident in Dubai.

Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon dies in crash, police say

Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring …

50-plus homes evacuated after New York train derailment

Authorities say dozens of homes have been evacuated after 16 cars on a Norfolk Southern freight train carrying hazardous liquids derailed in far southwestern New York.

At least 30 injured, several critically, in bus crash

A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring at least 30 people, several of them critically, and closing the northbound side of …

Kennewick woman injured in truck rollover south of Ritzville

A pickup truck traveling too fast for icy conditions slid onto its side south of Ritzville on Friday morning, injuring a female passenger from Kennewick.

Two dead in Post Falls crash

A one-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls killed two men Tuesday night.

Navy pilot, lost in winter storm in 1945, to be honored at Veterans Cemetery

Andy Norberg was just a few months old when his father, a Navy Reserve pilot, disappeared and was presumed dead. “Some of the things that I knew, when I grew …

Families of teens killed in ‘Ponderosa Jump’ crash file lawsuit

The families of two teenage girls who died in a reckless driving accident in Spokane Valley in 2013 have filed a lawsuit alleging negligence by the driver and public officials.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 9:48 p.m.

Two suspected DUI crashes in two days cause death, serious injury

Suspected drunk drivers have caused two serious car crashes that blocked busy roads for hours in the last two days.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 9:22 p.m.

Three car crash blocked Highway 195 north of Colfax for hours

A three car crash blocked both directions of Highway 195 six miles north of Colfax in Whitman County for several hours Saturday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Jonathan Nomee pleads guilty to felony in 2013 car crash

Jonathon Nomee pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter Friday, two years after a crash that claimed the life of 42-year-old Erin Noel Walker. Nomee had initially been charged with a …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 24, 2015, 2:16 p.m.

Four dead in Ride the Ducks, bus crash in Seattle

An amphibious tour vehicle and a charter bus carrying foreign college students collided on a busy Seattle bridge Thursday, killing four people and sending dozens to hospitals in a wreck …

Three women killed in crash on U.S. 195

Three people were killed Saturday afternoon when a pickup collided with a car attempting to cross U.S. Highway 195 in southwest Spokane. The incident was the third fatal crash within …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 5, 2015, 11:33 p.m.

Three killed in crash on U.S. 195

Three people were killed this afternoon in a crash at U.S. Highway 195 and Thorpe, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Man killed in Wednesday night collision identified

Ian M. Watson, 33, was killed in a head-on collision that occurred Wednesday night in the West Hills neighborhood, according to the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 18, 2015, 3:55 p.m.

Semi driver dies on Interstate 90 west of Spokane

The driver of a semi trailer was found dead just after noon Tuesday west of Spokane after the truck went off the highway, the Washington State Patrol said.