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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]

WATERLAND BLOG: Des Moines Woman Killed, 3 Injured In Accident

WATERLAND BLOG: Des Moines Woman Killed, 3 Injured In Accident

Our sister site The Waterland Blog is reporting that a 20-year old Des Moines woman was killed, and her three teenage passengers injured in a rollover crash on I-5 in Tukwila Saturday night (Nov. 26). Troopers... [Read more]

81-Year Old Woman Dies In Fatal Burien Traffic Accident

81-Year Old Woman Dies In Fatal Burien Traffic Accident

The King County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that an 81-year old Burien woman was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center on Friday (Jan. 28th) after she was involved in an automobile accident.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car Driver Dies On Burien Street Of “Apparent Natural Causes”

UPDATE: Car Driver Dies On Burien Street Of “Apparent Natural Causes”

UPDATE TUES. 1/25/11 4pm: We first covered this tragic story shortly after Noon today, but we have an update from the King County Sheriff’s Department on the man who died on a Burien street of what... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To Monday’s Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On 509

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To Monday’s Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who may have seen the wrong way driver and subsequent collisions that occurred on Monday, Oct. 18th on SR 509 that led to a pedestrian fatality and several... [Read more]

UPDATE: Driver Involved In Wednesday’s 3-Car Crash Has Died

UPDATE: Driver Involved In Wednesday’s 3-Car Crash Has Died

UPDATE Thursday 2/4/10: We just received word from Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department that the driver of the smashed-up Kia (pictured, left) involved in Wednesday’s... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to Wednesday morning’s fatal multiple car accident on I-5 in the southbound lanes of I-5 in Tukwila near SR-518. The fatality was a 43-year old... [Read more]

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a fiery car crash early Wednesday morning (Sept. 23rd) claimed the lives of three people in SeaTac when the car they were in ran off the road, slammed... [Read more]

Icy Roads Cause Fatal Crash On 509 Early Wednesday

Icy Roads Cause Fatal Crash On 509 Early Wednesday

A taxi driver was killed early Wednesday morning around 4:15am in a 6-car crash blamed on ice on SR-509 near SW 128th Street in Burien. According to authorities, the driver lost control and spun out while... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Hit & Run Driver Who Killed Burien Man

State Patrol Seeking Hit & Run Driver Who Killed Burien Man

The Washington State Patrol is seeking help from the public in finding the driver of a white Toyota RAV4 who struck and killed Robert Windom, 54, of Burien early on Jan. 1st. Windom was hit just before... [Read more]

UPDATE: Normandy Park Man Killed In Car Crash Identified

UPDATE: Normandy Park Man Killed In Car Crash Identified

1/6/09 UPDATE: The victim of Monday night’s Burien fatal car crash has been identified as Normandy Park resident Terrence P. Mueller, 57. Mueller died when his Toyota Prius hit a guardrail on Highway... [Read more]