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Family of Comedian James McNair Settles Claim after Fatal Crash

Family of Comedian James McNair Settles Claim after Fatal Crash

The Seattle Times reports that the family of comedian James McNair, who died in a car crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan, has settled a claim with retail giant Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart and the victim’s family settled the claim out of court.

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Car Chase Ends in Crash, Suspect Escapes

KOMO News reports that a Washington car chase ended in a serious crash that left at least one man with serious injuries. According to officials, local police identified a stolen vehicle while patrolling in the early evening. Officers attempted to pull the stolen Honda over, but as

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Armed Robbers Steal iPad and Then Crash Getaway Vehicle

Armed Robbers Steal iPad and Then Crash Getaway Vehicle

According to Seattle PI, armed robbers crashed their vehicle after stealing an iPad from a motorist at a red light. The victim of the robbery was able to catch the attention of passing police officers.

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Heroic Washington State Officer Rescues Car Accident Victim

Heroic Washington State Officer Rescues Car Accident Victim

State troopers and officers are often the unsung heroes of the roads, and they are responsible for saving the lives of many road users across the country. One recent story demonstrates how the efforts of one officer saved the life of a car accident victim. Komo News

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Chicken Truck Accident Causes Chaos on Interstate 5

Chicken Truck Accident Causes Chaos on Interstate 5

According to the Washington State Department of Transport, truck accidents are a serious issue across the state. On average, there are approximately 20 fatal heavy truck collisions in Washington each year, and in 2011, there were 55 serious injury collisions. Twenty-two individuals died in car crashes in

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Multiple-Car Crash Closes Interstate 5 for Several Hours

Multiple-Car Crash Closes Interstate 5 for Several Hours

There is a car crash in the state of Washington every 5 minutes, according to statistics from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. During the last calendar year, one person died every 20 minutes on average, while there was a serious car crash injury every 12 minutes.

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Crash Seriously Injures Seattle Police Officer

Crash Seriously Injures Seattle Police Officer

Although winter weather can leave treacherous road conditions in Seattle, the accident fatality rate is relatively low compared to other metropolises. However, roadway hazards and negligent driving are still concerns for law enforcement.

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Stolen Car Crashes Into Seattle Daycare Center

Stolen Car Crashes Into Seattle Daycare Center

There are thousands of car crashes on Washington’s roads each year, and according to statistics from the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, at least 400 of these were fatal in 2013. More than 436 people died in these fatal car crashes, and 1,915 people sustained serious injuries

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Car Crash Injures Former Washington State Representative

Washington residents are quite familiar with serious car crashes, particularly during the winter months when conditions are treacherous and unpredictable. According to the Accident Data Center, most crashes in the state occur on Saturdays in the early evening.

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Man Flees Police and Crashes Into Church, Causing Fatal Accident

Man Flees Police and Crashes Into Church, Causing Fatal Accident

During the first half of 2014, there were hundreds of car accidents across the state of Washington. A large proportion of these were fatal crashes or accidents that caused serious injuries.

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