At least one dead in crash on SR-160 in Kitsap County
Posted on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 at 9:20 pm
BANNER, WA (KITSAP COUNTY) – One person was killed as a result of an accident southeast of Port Orchard last night, according to the Washington State Patrol.
#Update: Unfortunately, one of the involved has been pronounced deceased. Our thoughts go out to those affected by tonight’s tragedy.
Our troopers are still on scene investigating. Please avoid the area and be mindful of the detours in place.
Updates as they come.
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) February 20, 2021
The accident occurred at about 6:10 p.m. between Banner and Bethel, about 3.5 miles southeast of Port Orchard, on State Route 160, near Bodle Road SE.
At least one person was injured in the crash and later succumbed to their wounds. Their identity was not immediately released.
The roadways were blocked for several hours as Troopers investigated the crash, with WSP estimating the road would be clear at about 10:15 p.m.
No further details are available.
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