Driver who killed motorcyclist, employer sued for $4M

THE BULLETIN: The suit, filed Thursday in Deschutes County Circuit Court by relatives of John Alan Boop, of Everett, Washington, also names Scott Logging as a defendant for allowing the woman — who was in a DUII diversion program — to drive a company vehicle that was not fitted with an ignition interlock device, which prevents an impaired driver from starting a vehicle.

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Person dies after falling into Duwamish early Thursday

SEATTLE PI: A person died after falling into the Duwamish Waterway in South Seattle early Thursday morning. Around 4:45 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department received calls saying a "worker" had fallen into the water near the 5200 block of  E. Marginal Way S. About 15 minutes later, the department reported the person had been taken out of the water and onto a barge.

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Jury Awards $123 Million to Ride the Ducks Crash Victims

SEATTLE TIMES: A King County jury on Thursday awarded about $123 million to the victims and their families in the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash that killed five people and injured more than 60 others. The jury determined after a four-month civil trial that Ride the Ducks International — the Branson, Missouri-based manufacturer of the Duck amphibious vehicle — bore 67 to 70 percent of the responsibility for the crash. 

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