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Truck Crashes into Canal

A truck ended up in Hood Canal Friday after the driver fell asleep. The State Patrol says the Chevrolet 1500 pickup was southbound on U.S. Highway 101 about 5 PM. Just south of Hoodsport, at milepost 333, the truck left the highway to the left, went over an embankment and landed in the Canal.

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Truck Strikes Tree on 106

wsp logo3A truck struck a tree on Highway 106 Wednesday night west of Belfair. According to the State Patrol, the 2000 Ford Ranger pickup was eastbound about 9:45 PM when it left the roadway to the right and struck the tree near milepost 14 – six miles west of Belfair. The highway was block for more than three and a half hours. Continue reading

Patrol Vehicle Struck in Shelton

MCSO vehicle crash 061914A Mason County Sheriff’s patrol vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver Wednesday in downtown Shelton. According to the State Patrol, a 1997 Honda Accord was on Grove Street about 5 PM when it failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway 3. The Honda entered the intersection and was struck by a fully marked Mason County Sheriff’s 2006 Ford F150 Pickup that was southbound on SR3. Continue reading

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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