Hit-and-run driver downs power lines in Kitsap County
Posted on Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 2:53 pm
KITSAP COUNTY, WA – State Route 303 between NE Bentley Dr and NE McWilliams Rd was closed Saturday while crews cleaned up power lines downed by a hit-and-run driver.
#KitsapCounty: Expect extended closures on SR 303 between Bentley and McWilliams due to a downed power pole and power lines. All lanes are blocked.
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) August 29, 2020
Washington State Trooper Chelsea Hodgson reported via Twitter that the power lines fell into the roadway as a result of being hit by a car that fled the scene. The road was closed for several hours to repair the power lines and power poles.
Hodgson did not confirm whether WSP had located the driver that caused the downed power lines.
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