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Tag: Fife police


Union Pacific train hits car with two passengers in Fife

UPDATE: One man in the vehicle was taken to the hospital in critical condition, and the other man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Commander T. Floyd with the Fife Police Department said.

INITIAL POST: Medics were called to a car-train accident in Fife at 6:48 p.m, Tacoma fire Battalion Chief Jim Zuluaga said.

The car was crossing the tracks at 4020 78th Ave. E in Fife when it was hit by a Union Pacific train that was going about 40 miles per hour,  Zuluaga said.

The two passengers of the car are being treated by medics and will

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Fife burglar leaves building to find authorities, has stolen ID

A burglary suspect was arrested after exiting the building in front of Tacoma fire officials and having a stolen ID on him at the time, Fife police said.

Fife police and Tacoma fire responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Alexander Avenue East about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.

The man was booked into Fife jail, and could face charges of burglary in the second degree and possession of stolen property in the third degree, police said.