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BNSF train derails, hits power pole at Port of Tacoma

Posted September 16, 2021
PIERCE COUNTY, WA -- A Burlington Northern and Sante Fe train derailed and struck a power pole Tuesday afternoon at the Port of Tacoma, according to FM News 101 KXL. Crews with Tacoma Fire Department responded to the scene in the 2100 block of Port of Tacoma Road, near the Blair Waterway. Authorities said...
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Man seriously injured after speeding into parked BNSF train in Pasco

Posted August 5, 2021
FRANKLIN COUNTY, WA -- A suspected DUI driver was hospitalized Tuesday night after a serious high-speed crash into a parked Burlington Northern Santa Fe train in Pasco, according to KOMO News. The incident occurred near the intersection of West Clark Street and North Tacoma Street at 11:20 p.m. According to police, witnesses who were...
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Man hospitalized after being hit by train in Seattle’s Chinatown-Intl

Posted July 29, 2021
SEATTLE, WA - A man was critically injured Wednesday evening after being struck by a Sound Transit train in the Chinatown-International District of Seattle, according to KIRO 7 News. The incident occurred in the 400 block of 5th Avenue South and was first reported by Seattle Fire at 6:45 p.m. The injured pedestrian was...
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Sounder train strikes, kills pedestrian in Edmonds

Posted March 24, 2021
EDMONDS, WA - A pedestrian was struck by a northbound Sounder train late yesterday afternoon, killing the pedestrian and causing substantial delays for commuters. My Edmonds News reports that the incident happened at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, near a dog park just south of the Edmonds station. Police believe the unidentified pedestrian may have...
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Collision involving train, vehicle leaves Tacoma driver seriously injured

Posted January 12, 2021
TACOMA, WA – An 18-year-old driver is in serious condition after colliding with a train on the 1700 block of Marine View Drive on Monday night. Traffic advisory! Police and Fire are on scene of a train vs vehicle serious injury collision in the 1700 block of Marine View Drive. Marine View Drive is...
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Police respond to collision involving Tacoma Link Light Rail Train

Posted January 7, 2021
TACOMA, WA – Police responded to an accident involving a car and a Tacoma Link Light Rail train on Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet from the police. Officers are on scene of a motor vehicle vs Tacoma Link Light Rail at S 24th and Pacific Ave. No injuries reported at this time. The...
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Train derailment causes crude oil fire, area residents evacuate

Posted December 22, 2020
CUSTER, WA – Residents in Whatcom County were forced to evacuate the area after a train derailed and sparked a crude oil fire in several of the train cars on Tuesday. TRAIN DERAILMENT UPDATE (2/2): DO NOT ATTEMPT TO GO TO THE INCIDENT SITE. Fires are still active. It is not safe to approach....
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