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Tag: Snoqualmie Pass

Sep.
6th

William Peter Allen described as “A Young Man of Integrity”

Here’s an unedited copy of the story we will print tomorrow about Peter Allen, a 21-year-old man from Puyallup who died during a climbing accident Monday morning near Snoqualmie Pass. I also wanted to point out a blog post from a Seattle Church written about Allen earlier this year. A friend of mine who knew Allen forwarded it to me shortly after deadline tonight, but I thought it was worth sharing. Click here to read the post.

Tomorrow’s story:

A popular 21-year-old college athlete, biochemistery student and outdoor lover from Puyallup was identified Tuesday by the King County Medical

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Sep.
6th

King County Medical examiner identifies Puyallup hiker who died Monday on Snoqualmie Pass

The hiker who took a fatal fall near Snoqualmie Pass was William Allen of Puyallup, the King County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed this afternoon.

Allen was a 21-year-old science student at the University of Washington and a graduate of Emerald Ridge High School on South Hill.

Allen fell about 100 feet to his death Monday morning on Kaleetan Peak in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness north of Snoqualmie Pass.

The medical examiner’s office has determined his death to be an accident and the result of several injuries suffered during the fall.

Sep.
6th

Hiker who fell to death near Snoqualmie Pass was from Puyallup

The hiker who took a fatal fall near Snoqualmie Pass on Monday was from Puyallup, according to multiple sources. The 21-year-old was a University of Washington student who graduated from Emerald Ridge High School.

The man’s name has not yet been released by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office and an investigator said his name is not likely to be released until this afternoon.

The hiker fell about 100 feet to his death Monday morning on Kaleetan Peak, a rocky 6,259-foot peak just north of Snoqualmie Pass in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.