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Deadly Snowmobile Accident Claims WSP Trooper’s Life

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The death of a veteran Washington State Patrol trooper is being reported by news outlets nationwide. The 28 year veteran of the force was riding a snowmobile in the French Cabin Creek area when an avalanche struck. He was later found dead.  According to many of his colleagues, the victim was a respected trooper who …

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Everett Multi-Car Accident Results In Serious Injuries

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Last week, drivers all across Washington state learned about a serious and terrible accident involving a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy that unfortunately resulted in serious injuries. Now, reports show that the leading factor behind this accident involved failure to respect road signs. The multi-vehicle accident happened in Everett last week. According to The Seattle Times, …

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Four Hospitalized in Crash; Police Seek Witnesses

The Washington State Patrol wants to speak to any witnesses of a Jan. 20 crash on State Route 509 near Cloverdale. According to the state patrol, three men ran from the scene and left one injured man in the vehicle. After searching the area, troopers found the three men receiving treatment at a hospital. The …

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Collisions in Washington Drop 13 Percent

The Washington State Patrol released statistics from 2012, and one of the more surprising finds was a 13 percent reduction in collisions from the previous year. The Washington State Patrol stopped 54,684 drivers for speeding and issued 38,951 tickets. They also stopped 8,584 aggressive drivers and investigated 6,542 collisions. Troopers did not more than handle …

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