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Reckless Driver Wraps Car Around Pole
(November 5, 2018, 2:38 pm) SALEM, Ore
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Early this morning two people in what was reported to be a stolen car crashed at high speeds on Park Avenue in Salem.  The Dark colored two door was spotted by Salem Police traveling at freeway speeds South bound on Park Avenue from Silverton Rd.


Brush Fire in Cascades Gateway Park
(October 22, 2018, 3:59 am) SALEM, Ore
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About 1:45 this morning a fire broke out in the woods in Cascades Gateway Park. It only took 10 minutes to put the entire thing out. No word on the cause, but that is a very popular homeless camping area.


One Man Dead After Collision With Train
(August 30, 2018, 10:12 pm) SALEM, Ore
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About  7:30 tonight Salem police officers and Salem firefighters responded to State Street and 12th Street on the report of a bicyclist being struck by a train. Police told Salem News Journal that the initial investigation indicates that the railroad warnings and barriers were functioning at the time of the collision.