An autopsy, scheduled for Tuesday, will likely determine the man's cause of death and may reveal what led to the crash. James Kingston, 75, was reportedly driving the shuttle north on Highway 16 around a.
After the crash the shuttle became fully engulfed in fire.
Kitsap Shuttle Driver Killed In Fiery Crash On WA 16: WSP
Kingston reportedly was the only person in the shuttle at the time of the crash, and Washington State Patrol officials say he was wearing a seatbelt. Numerous other drivers on the highway at the time reportedly witnessed the crash, and one person even pulled over to try to extinguish the fire themself.
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It's OK to disagree with someone's ideas, but personal attacks, insults, threats, hate speech, advocating violence and other violations can result in a ban. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelinesplease report them. It was the second traffic fatality in as many days. The two were the latest victims in what has been a deadly last two months on Kitsap County roads.
In all, seven people have died in vehicle collisions since June More: Bremerton man killed in head-on collision on Holly Road. Reynolds was still a teenager when she moved from Portland to Kitsap to be with her boyfriend. She made a living cleaning homes on Bainbridge Island, and when the relationship ended, Connor invited Reynolds to stay with her.
His wife, Brittny Harris, said Emmett was an avid gamer and outdoors enthusiast who loved making his family laugh. Harris worked as a welder for Viking Fence in Gorst, his wife said. He had been trying to get a job at the shipyard.
More: Witness: Driver in fatal hit-and-run in Port Orchard said she had fallen asleep. In total, 17 people died in car crashes inwhich is about what the county has averaged since The program pays overtime for officers to specifically target speeding motorists or those not wearing seatbelts. It also calls for public outreach to schools and local military. Fatal crashes in the state fell to their lowest level in a decade in but have been creeping up since. According to data from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, there were fatal crashes in the state incompared to in and in Staci Hoff, research director for state traffic commission, said vehicle deaths began to rise as Washington exited the recession and more people returned to the roadways.
More vehicle-related deaths are being attributed to distracted driving. Last year, the number of fatal collisions in Kitsap associated with distracted driving equaled the number of deaths due to driving while impaired. Hoff said the safety commission sees all forms of distraction: drinking, eating, or evening changing the radio station.
Connor agrees. Share This Story! Seven have died on Kitsap County roads in less than two months There have been 11 total traffic fatalities ina pace that's about average for the past decade. Post to Facebook. Check out this story on kitsapsun.Two injury crashes Tuesday afternoon on Highway 16 snarled traffic across South Kitsap into the evening. Just before 2 p. A dump truck driven by a year-old Port Orchard man was cited for driving too fast for the rainy conditions.
He was uninjured. Injured in the crash were three other drivers — a year-old Port Orchard woman, a year-old Port Orchard woman and a year-old Poulsbo woman. A year-old Port Orchard man, who was a passenger, also was injured. Details about the injuries were not released. All four were treated at nearby hospitals. In a second accident about 15 minutes after the one near Gorst, an SUV lost control coming off the Wollochet Drive on-ramp to eastbound Highway 16 in Gig Harbor and was struck by a semitrailer, according to multiple media reports citing the State Patrol.
The semitrailer was carrying a load of topsoil, which spilled across the road when the truck fell on its side. According to reports the SUV driver, a Gig Harbor woman, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The truck driver had minor injuries, the Tacoma News Tribune reported.? Follow us on Facebook.
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Facebook Updates. The Washington State Patrol reports that there was a fatality a little after 5 p. Fast ferry vote update after Monday's count: Yes 58, We're hearing that a Bremerton-Seattle ferry had to slow, or perhaps stop, this morningSpecific details on the crash have not been released but snow and slush appear to be contributing factors. No other information is available at this time. A Shelton man died in a single vehicle collision on Cloquallum Road.
The State Patrol is investigating a fatality crash involving a pedestrian and a semi on U. Highway north of Brinnon late Wednesday night.
According to a press memo, the Freightliner pulling a chip trailer was northbound about PM. At milepostwhich is a mile north of Brinnon, the semi struck a pedestrian who was in the lane of travel. The year-old Puyallup man died at the scene.
A local pilot helped emergency responders locate the crash scene. Specific details have yet to be released. The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to a vehicle fatal collision on northbound Interstate 5 in Lacey Tuesday night just before 6 PM.
This collision killed two people and injured three others. The following is a news release from the WSP:.Son of Kitsap County murder victim killed in car crash
A black Volvo tractor-trailer loaded with produce was being driven by Gurjeet Sran, northbound on Interstate 5 and approaching Marvin Road SR in the right lane. A Belfair man died at the scene of a four-vehicle collision in Gorst Thursday morning and the causing driver was arrested.The woman, Karen Margaret Fleck, 57, of South Kitsap, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which was reported to at p.
An autopsy has been scheduled for July 1. The driver of the Ford truck, a year-old man from Olalla, was reported to have escaped without injuries. His passenger, a 6-year-old girl, was taken by family members to St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor and was reported to have no apparent injuries. Engine and medic units from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue also responded to the accident scene. Reference case K As firefighters continue working on the frontline in the face of the… Continue reading.
Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler issued some words of encouragement and praised residents… Continue reading. In an attempt to keep spirits high as local residents continue to… Continue reading. Kitsap Public Health District confirmed another small batch of positive test results… Continue reading. Regional politicians, online petition calling for closure of provincial border to non-essential traffic.
State officials are cautiously optimistic about the flattening of the curve in… Continue reading. Though there are strong signs that social distancing and other preventative measures…. Annette Knight has been sewing and quilting her entire life. You name…. More in News CKFR partners with Kitsap Transit to provide a safe haven for firefighters As firefighters continue working on the frontline in the face of the… Continue reading.
County aims to keep spirits high with virtual scavenger hunt In an attempt to keep spirits high as local residents continue to… Continue reading. The state is making progress, officials say, but they urge residents to not let their guard down State officials are cautiously optimistic about the flattening of the curve in… Continue reading.
County expands drive-up testing to include older residents and those with underlying medical conditions Kitsap County is expanding access to the drive-up COVID testing site, located… Continue reading. COVID may come back to Kitsap in future waves, health officer warns Though there are strong signs that social distancing and other preventative measures….Angela Champneys, a year-old senior, was headed to practice with the school cross-country team when her car ran off the road and struck a fence.
She suffered two severe blows to the head, Port Orchard police said and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She was placed on life support and died Sunday. Neither speed nor alcohol was a factor in the crash which occurred on Mitchell Avenue, near the entrance to the South Kitsap Mall, Port Orchard police Sgt. Mark Duncan said. Champneys was a sports medicine student who served the cross-country team and also worked with the SKHS football team. She apparently became distracted while opening a window and her Honda Accord drifted onto the shoulder, where it hit a split rail cedar fence.
South Kitsap High School will conduct a memorial service Saturday for a student killed in a traffic accident Monday. The senior died Monday at Harborview Medical High school students line up alongside adults to donate blood for victims of terrorism Hundreds of South Kitsap High School students thronged into their library Thursday and Friday to help save lives.
Many were veteran blood donors and some were novices - but When aid crews arrived just before p. Wolves to honor fallen friend South Kitsap football coach D. Sigurdson said earlier this week that his team will wear stickers on its helmets in memory of SK senior Angela Champneys, who died Monday from injuries suffered in a car accident last Champneys lived with her mother and stepfather, Ron and Teresa Evans. Reach reporter Travis Baker at or at tbaker thesunlink.
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Washington State Patrol troopers responded to reports of a collision just before 4 p. Friday involving a school bus and a motorcycle on Sedgwick Road. Pinard was traveling westbound on Sedgwick on his Honda motorcycle. The bus was turning left onto Cottonwood drive when the motorcycle, which was traveling at high speed according to WSP, struck the bus behind the right rear tire. Pinard was ejected, and motorcycle came to rest in a ditch on the eastbound side of the road.
Pinard died at the scene. He had been wearing a helmet, according to the statement.
Emergency responders released students to a replacement bus, and they rode back to South Colby with the school's principal, where parents picked them up.
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