Most read stories on Columbian.com, week of August 21

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photoA minivan burns Friday afternoon after hitting a semi trucks drive shaft, which came loose and fell onto Interstate 5 southbound in Salmon Creek.

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Most read stories on Columbian.com last week:

No. 1) Infant killed, 3 injured in accident on I-5 near Hazel Dell

A 3-month-old boy was killed and three more were injured in a two-car accident on Interstate 5 near the Main Street exit on Sunday, Aug. 21.

No. 2) Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Vancouver

The woman, described as being “in her late 30s,” was found dead in the 600 block of Martin Way on Saturday, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.

No. 3) Man jumps from seventh floor at hospital; commits suicide

An inmate of the Clark County Jail — injured in an apparent suicide attempt there Saturday and taken to a hospital — died early Tuesday when he jumped out the seventh-floor window of his room at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, police say.

No. 4) $200,000 bail set in crash that killed baby

A Beaverton, Ore. man accused of driving drunk and causing a Sunday night crash that killed a 3-month-old boy made his first appearance Monday morning in Clark County Superior Court.

No. 5) Semi loses driveshaft, two cars hit it, one car explodes on I-5

A minivan driver was taken to a hospital with burns Friday afternoon after his vehicle hit a metal shaft that had fallen from a semi truck on Interstate 5 southbound in Salmon Creek.