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Alcohol Involved in Highway 3 Rollover

SR3 rollover060614Alcohol is believed to be the cause of a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 3 Thursday night north of Shelton.  The State Patrol reports that a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was southbound on Highway 3 just before 7 PM. About two miles north of the city, in the 2400 block, the truck crossed the centerline into the northbound lane and struck a mailbox, curb, telephone pole and a tree. The Chevy came to rest on its top on the northbound side on the grass embankment. Continue reading

Two Dead, One Injured in Crash on Forest Service Road

FSR23crash1The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one-vehicle crash that killed two people and seriously injured another on Forest Service Road 23 Sunday.  Although deputies are still investigating, they believe there were seven passengers in the small truck –  five in the bed – when it left the roadway at a high speed and struck a tree. Many of the passengers were thrown from the truck. Investigators also believe alcohol and possibly marijuana may be contributing factors in this crash.  Continue reading

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Two from Belfair Injured in Highway 3 Crash

rodeo drive in crashTwo from Belfair were injured in a motorcycle vs. car crash on Highway 3 near the Rodeo Drive-In about a mile south of Bremerton. The State Patrol says a 1999 Buick LaSabre was in the northbound center turn lane at milepost 32 about 9:15 PM while a 2002 Harley Davidson was in the southbound travel lane. The Buick, driven by Miranda M. Carter, 19 of Belfair, turned left in front of the Harley and the vehicles collided. Continue reading

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Shelton Motorcyclist Injured in Jefferson County Crash

wsp logo3A 49-year-old Shelton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after crashing his motorcycle on Highway 104 in Jefferson County Monday night. The State Patrol says Richard B. Shaner was westbound on SR-104 on a 1986 Kawasaki EN450A motorcycle. Continue reading

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Lake Cushman Fatality Collision

A Tacoma man died Wednesday evening after his car went into Lake Cushman. According to the State Patrol, 20-year-old Joseph Dusek was southbound on Forest Service Road 24, off of North Staircase Road in a 2000 Audi TT. The car let the roadway to the right, rolled and came to rest upside down in the lake.


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Three Injured in Crash North of Allyn – Alcohol Suspected

SR3 allyn 042514Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 3 north of Allyn Friday and alcohol or drugs may have been a contributing factor. The State Patrol says a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup was northbound on SR-3 about 5:30 PM. At milepost 22, a mile north of Allyn, the truck left the highway to the right. The driver, Samuel P. Newman, 21 of Port Orchard, overcorrected and the Ranger spun counter clockwise across the centerline where it was struck by a southbound 2005 Ford Explorer. Continue reading

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Three Injured in Skokomish Valley Crash – Alcohol or Drugs Suspected

101 skok valley crash 4-3-14Three people were injured Thursday in a two vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 101 in the Skokomish Valley and the State Patrol suspects alcohol or drugs were a contributing factor. According to a collision memo, a 1991 Acura Integra was northbound and a 1973 Eldorado 18-foot motorhome was southbound about 5 PM. At milepost 339, which is between Sunnyside Road and Bourgault Road in the Skokmish Valley, the Accura crossed the centerline and struck the motorhome. Continue reading

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Belfair Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

WSPlogo150A 55-year-old Belfair man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his motorcycle struck an embankment over the weekend. The collision memo from the State Patrol doesn’t have date and time of collision but does say Michael Clay Freeman was southbound on Alderwood Road south of Belfair (off Highway 106) when the 1999 Kawasaki KL650A motorcycle he was riding left the road way to the right. Continue reading

Rain & Speed Cause 101 Crash

WSPlogo2The State Patrol says a car traveling too fast for weather conditions struck an embankment and rolled on U.S. Highway 101 near Skookum Creek (south of Little Creek Casino) Monday morning. According to a collision memo, the 1997 Honda Civic was southbound on 101 in the left lane about 10:45 AM. At milepost 354, the car hydroplaned, left the roadway to the right, struck the embankment and rolled. Continue reading

Poulsbo Woman Injured in Highway 3 Crash

wsp logo3A Poulsbo woman was injured in a chain reaction crash Saturday on Highway 3 near Anthony Road. The State Patrol reports that a 2004 Toyota Sienna stopped to make a left turn from northbound Highway 3 to Anthony Road about 2:45 PM. A 1996 Subaru Legacy station wagon stopped behind the Toyota but the 1991 Honda Accord behind the Subaru failed to stop in time, striking the station wagon and pushing it into the Toyota. Continue reading