News

Helicopter crash victim recovering from first surgery

Helicopter crash victim recovering from first surgery

Photo: Associated Press

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis, Mike Curtiss

SEATTLE, Wash. – The driver who was badly burned in the KOMO-TV helicopter crash in Seattle is recovering from his first surgery at Harborview Medical Center.

Richard Newman’s car was hit by the falling chopper.

Newman suffered burns on 20 percent of his body.

He’s is in serious condition after a surgery Friday.

Newman is a Bellingham native and graduated from Sehome High School in 1994.

 

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

conner mcdavid twitter

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

in Sports

Day five at Wimbledon

wimbledonserena

Serena Williams had a tough time but advanced while Novak Djokovic cruised to an easy win.

in Sports

AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

DeAndre Jordan twitter

DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.

in Entertainment

See what’s new on Netflix this month

17-overlay6

Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

womensworldcup

Here is a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

Bellingham Traffic