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UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

On Friday, July 5, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of Thursday night’s fatal two-house fire as Roland Kennedy, 70. The official cause of death was “toxic... [Read more]

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

Photo courtesy Skyway Fire One was killed and 13 others displaced in a fire that burned two houses in the 10200 block of 10th Ave S. (map below) Thursday night, July 4. Cause of the fire was not officially... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

This post was updated on Jan. 23, 2019 with new information from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department: Photo courtesy Red Cross UPDATE: Firefighters from throughout south King County responded to a... [Read more]

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away as the result of injuries suffered during a fatal auto... [Read more]

High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

A high-speed single-car collision on northbound SR 99 near South Park late Thursday night (July 5) killed a 17-year old and knocked a huge overhead sign onto the highway. Washington State Patrol Troopers... [Read more]

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 42-year old man was killed when his vehicle veered off the roadway at SR 509 to Myers Way (map below), then struck a tree. The victim was identified as Felix... [Read more]

Victim of Monday’s fatal motorcycle crash identified as Crissa White

Victim of Monday’s fatal motorcycle crash identified as Crissa White

Photos from Crissa White’s Facebook page. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the female victim of Monday night’s tragic, fatal, head-on motorcycle accident in... [Read more]

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office The driver of a car that slammed into a jersey barrier – and killed a passenger – on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 119th Street was arrested after running... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit, killed by car near SW 128th & Ambaum Saturday night

Pedestrian hit, killed by car near SW 128th & Ambaum Saturday night

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car near SW 128th and Ambaum Blvd. SW on Saturday night (July 18) around 10:30 p.m., according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.   Police say that a Hispanic... [Read more]

Man on motorcycle crashes, dies after eluding police Thursday night

Man on motorcycle crashes, dies after eluding police Thursday night

A man on a motorcycle attempting to elude police crashed into the back of a truck and died Thursday evening (March 5) near Boulevard Park, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police... [Read more]

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Friday evening (Nov. 21) just after 5 p.m., there was a terrible, fatal 2-car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 154th Street, according to the Burien Police Department. The crash happened in front of –... [Read more]

UPDATE: Rollover accident kills 28-year old man in Burien

UPDATE: Rollover accident kills 28-year old man in Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that at about 12:35 a.m. on Thursday (May 8), a 28-year old Seattle man died from injuries sustained during a collision at SW 130th Street and 2 Ave SW in Burien. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Alcohol a factor in fatal head-on motorcycle crash in Burien Tuesday

UPDATE: Alcohol a factor in fatal head-on motorcycle crash in Burien Tuesday

UPDATE 4/2/14: The motorcyclist who was killed in Tuesday night’s head-on collision in the 400 block of SW 156th Street was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Lee A.... [Read more]

Woman critically injured in Dec. 18 collision on SR-509 in Burien has died

Woman critically injured in Dec. 18 collision on SR-509 in Burien has died

One of the critically-injured victims of the Dec. 18 five-car collision on SR-509 in Burien has died from her injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol (read our previous coverage here). The woman... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien Woman, Son killed in ‘horrific’ Oregon car crash

REPORT: Burien Woman, Son killed in ‘horrific’ Oregon car crash

Photo of deadly crash scene courtesy KOMO News. KOMO News is reporting that two people killed in a horrific crash in central Oregon have been identified as Renee M. Parent, 54, and her son Jacques R. Gordon,... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Finding Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run

Our sister site The Waterland Blog is reporting that Des Moines Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect responsible for a hit and run fatality. On Thursday, Oct. 4 at 9 p.m.,... [Read more]

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Erlin Garcia-Reyes, 28, changed his plea to ‘Guilty’ Tuesday afternoon (July 17) for the felony hit and run death of cyclist Michael... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Two-Car Fatality Collision

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Two-Car Fatality Collision

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a two-car fatality collision that occurred on southbound I-405 near the junction with I-5 early Saturday morning, March 24. Police say that just after... [Read more]