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Woman who crashed along First Hill Streetcar route passes away

A week and a half after a bad bike crash along the First Hill Streetcar route, Desiree McCloud passed away Tuesday. We send our deepest condolences to her friends and family. A message on a fundraising page set up to … Continue reading

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Man killed and woman seriously injured in shared-bike collision with bus

A man and woman sharing a bike collided with a Sound Transit bus at 5th and Main at 10:40 p.m. Saturday night. The woman was seriously injured, but conscious at the scene. The man died. Our condolences to his friends … Continue reading

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Seattle traffic deaths up in 2015, but serious injuries are down

Twenty people died in Seattle traffic last year, up from 2014’s total of 17 and above the trend the city needs to achieve zero traffic deaths by 2030, one of the city’s Vision Zero goals. Mayor Ed Murray did not mention … Continue reading

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Man killed while biking in Everett, person driving fled but was caught

A man driving a pickup truck in Everett struck and killed a man biking Thursday evening around 6:30 p.m. The identity of the man killed has not yet been released. Our deepest condolences to his friends and family. Few details … Continue reading

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Two people crash their cars in Bellevue, kill toddler in stroller on sidewalk

A person driving a Dodge Durango SUV t-boned someone driving a Nissan Sentra this morning in Bellevue. The collision sent the Sentra onto the sidewalk where it struck three people, including a mother pushing her 28-month baby girl in a … Continue reading

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70-year-old triathlete Gordon Gray dies after collision in Kenmore

The man biking in Kenmore who collided with a cement truck Wednesday has died. The medical examiner has identified him as Gordon Gray, the Seattle PI reports. At the age of 70, Gray was an active and competitive triathlete. He … Continue reading

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Andy Hulslander was father of two who proposed at a velodrome + His alleged killer pleads not guilty

Lucas McQuinn, 29, pleaded not guilty to Vehicular Homicide Wednesday morning, three weeks after he allegedly drove under the influence and killed Andy Hulslander. Andy, a father of two, was biking home to Lake Forest Park from his job in … Continue reading

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2-year-old killed in Redmond was 2nd toddler in a week to die on a King County street

Susie Dreher “was a uniquely joyful human from the moment she emerged,” according to a piece of writing no family should ever need to craft: An obituary for their two-year-old killed in traffic. We offer her family our deepest condolences. … Continue reading

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Woman kills 4-year-old walking in Issaquah crosswalk

A 67-year-old woman struck four-year-old Haochen Xu while he crossed in an Issaquah crosswalk with his mother Friday. Sadly, he died the next day in the hospital. Our deepest condolences to his family. A roadside memorial has been set up … Continue reading

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DUI suspect kills person biking in Ravenna – UPDATE: RIP Andres Hulslander

A person suspected of driving under the influence struck and killed a 45-year-old who was biking in Ravenna late Saturday, according to Seattle Police. UPDATE: The man killed has been identified as Andres Hulslander, according to the King County Medical … Continue reading

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SPD: Woman with walker killed crossing street downtown

A man driving a pickup truck struck and killed a woman with a walker as she crossed Seneca at 5th Ave near the YWCA Thursday afternoon. UPDATE: The King County Medical Examiner has identified her as Michele Jozefiak, 45. Our … Continue reading

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Puyallup pastor struck by DUI woman while biking to help the homeless has died

Eric Renz had just finished preparing food at one homeless services location and was biking to another to help out there when Kallie James allegedly blew a stop sign and struck him. We reported about this terrible collision last week. … Continue reading

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Kung died just ten days before a safer 2nd Ave + Memorial ride Friday

The death of Sher Kung on 2nd Ave has shaken up a lot of people whether they ride a bike or not. After all, so many people bike into downtown at the same time of day that it could have … Continue reading

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Mother killed on 2nd Ave was attorney who helped bring down Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Just one wrong turn — one missed glance into bike lane on 2nd Ave — and a man driving a box truck struck and killed Sher Kung Friday. By witness accounts, the man driving the truck jumped into action and … Continue reading

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Truck strikes and kills woman biking on 2nd Ave

A woman biking died today after colliding with a large box truck at 2nd Ave and University Street in downtown Seattle. Exact details of how the collision happened are not yet clear, though police say the driver of the truck … Continue reading

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CleanScapes truck driver kills person walking near 8th and James, leaves scene

A person walking near 8th and James was killed Thursday afternoon after a person driving a waste removal truck struck and dragged the victim down the busy First Hill street. The victim, who has not yet been identified, died at … Continue reading

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Person who hit and killed Caleb Shoop in Kenmore gets $175 ticket

The person who failed to stop at a Kenmore crosswalk and killed 19-year-old Caleb Shoop in March has been issued a $175 ticket. “We are shocked at the lack of appropriate consequences for drivers who hit and kill pedestrians/bicyclists while … Continue reading

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Traffic violence is not a war, it’s a horrifying disease

Sometimes, the immense scale of traffic violence overwhelms me. Every single death or life-long injury that happens on our streets happens to somebody’s neighbor, somebody’s friend, somebody’s family member. And every once in a while, it strikes close to our … Continue reading

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Vigil tonight for 17-year-old killed walking to bus on her way to class

Sandhya Khadka was walking to the bus she takes to class at North Seattle Community College Monday morning when a person driving a pickup truck struck and killed her. She was 17. Khadka, a native of Nepal, was in Seattle … Continue reading

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Seattle PI: Man charged with vehicular homicide for killing Darren Fouquette on Airport Way

Michael Jordan, 22, was going 73 in a 45 and possibly chatting on a cell phone when he moved into the right lane to pass a semi on Airport Way near Boeing Field in the morning of May 30, 2013. … Continue reading

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