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Washington state seeks to suspend duck boat fleet

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will seek to suspend the operations of Seattle's duck boat fleet pending the outcome of an investigation. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will seek to suspend the operations of Seattle's duck boat fleet pending the outcome of an investigation.

SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will seek to suspend the operations of Seattle's duck boat fleet pending the outcome of an investigation.
    
Inslee and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said in a statement Sunday night that the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission will meet Monday to discuss its authority to suspend Ride the Ducks of Seattle until the review is complete.
    
The company says it has already temporarily halted its operations while it assists investigators looking into a crash last Thursday. One of the company's vehicles collided with an oncoming bus on a Seattle bridge last Thursday, killing five people.
    
The commission says it wants to inspect each amphibious tour vehicle in the company's fleet and review the records of every driver.

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