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Shelton Man Dies in Crash Near Gig Harbor

A 57-year-old Shelton man died in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 16 near Gig Harbor Tuesday night. The State Patrol says Melvin H. Hubbard was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500 westbound on SR-16 about 8:30 PM. At 24th Street Northwest, the truck left the roadway to the right, went down an embankment and came to rest in a storm drain pond. The Olympia Newspaper reports Hubbard died at the scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Montesano Man Dies After Striking Tree

A 57-year-old Montesano man died Monday morning after his car struck a tree along State Route 108, seven miles east of McCleary. The State Patrol reports the 1988 Toyota Supra was westbound on SR-108 just before 8 AM. Near milepost 7, the car crossed the centerline and eastbound lane, left the roadway and struck a large tree.

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Pedestrian Struck by Car after Collapsing on SR-3

A 52-year-old Bremerton man died Tuesday evening after collapsing and being struck by a car on Highway 3 about three miles south of Bremerton. The State Patrol says the man, Leroy A. Hunter, was standing in the roadway after being involved in a two-car non-injury collision about 5:15 PM. A press memo explains that Hunter collapsed for unknown reasons and was struck by a southbound 2014 Chrysler 300. Hunter was pronounced deceased at the scene near Division Avenue. State Route 3 was blocked for nearly two and a half hours.

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Pedestrian Struck in Allyn

A 22-year-old Belfair man was struck by a car on State Route 3 in Allyn Saturday afternoon. The State Patrol reports the incident occurred just before 4 PM at milepost 21 where the pedestrian attempted to cross the highway from east to west. Troopers are still investigating but a press memo says the man “collided with the vehicle” which was a southbound 2005 Toyota Camry.

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County-line Crash Injures Two from Belfair

A three-vehicle crash on Highway 3 at the Mason/Kitsap County Line injured two people from Belfair Tuesday afternoon. According to a State Patrol press memo, a 2010 Honda Fit and a 2000 Honda Odyssey Van were northbound on State Route 3 about 3 PM. The van was behind the car at “an unsafe distance.” At milepost 28, which is about a mile north of Belfair, the Fit slowed suddenly and the Odyssey struck it. The car then crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2015 Buick Encore SUV.

The highway was fully blocked for two hours and 20 minutes as the van came to rest on the northbound shoulder, the Fit ended up on the center line, and the SUV stopped on the southbound shoulder.

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Three Injured in Highway 3 Head-On

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision on Highway 3 near Mason Lake Road Sunday evening. According to a State Patrol press memo, a 2007 Nissan Murano was northbound on SR-3 without its headlights on just before 8 PM. At milepost 7, the Nissan crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a southbound 2010 Dodge Caravan. The collision closed State Route 3 for 90 minutes.

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Belfair Man Involved in Fatal Grays Harbor County Crash

A 30-year-old Belfair man could face charges in a fatal two-car collision in Grays Harbor County Saturday night. A State Patrol press memo says a 1998 BMW 540 was northbound on State Route 109 about 9:30 PM. About three and a half miles northwest of Hoquim (at mile post 3.5), the BMW pass another northbound vehicle and struck a southbound 2002 Dodge Neon in the southbound lane. The BMW left the road to the left and came to rest on its side. The Neon came to rest n the middle of the highway. State Route 109 was blocked for nearly six and a half hours.

A 31-year-old woman in the Dodge died at the scene.

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Oregon Man Injured in Crash South of Skok Valley

An Oregon man was injured Friday when the minivan he was driving struck a tree on U.S. Highway 101 south of the Skokomish Valley. A State Patrol press memo says the 2003 Dodge Caravan was southbound on 101 about 7 PM. At milepost 340, the van left the highway to the right and struck a tree.

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Vaughn Man Dies in North Bay Road Crash

A 54-year-old Vaugh man died Thursday night after the vehicle he was driving struck a downed tree on North Bay Road just north of Allyn. The crash occurred about 7:30 PM and the Mason County Coroner has identified the man as Greg Frank Verfaillie, 54, from Vaughn.

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Seattle Woman Injured in Crash on 106

A Seattle woman was injured in a single-car crash on Highway 106 near Happy Hollow Tuesday night. According to a State Patrol press memo, a 1992 Subaru station wagon was eastbound on SR-106 about 6:30 PM. At Happy Hollow (milepost 15.2), the car failed to negotiate a curve and struck the ditch. The Subaru continued traveling until it hit a power pole where it came to rest.

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