Kitsap County, WA – According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol (WSP), troopers responded to reports of a hit and run collision at westbound SR 160 near Peppermill Place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at about 5:00 AM.
When troopers arrived to the scene, they learned that a pedestrian had been struck and fatally injured by a westbound passenger vehicle. The pedestrian, a Washington State Department of Transportation ferry worker, had just finished her shift and had stopped to assist a disabled vehicle when she was struck.
WSP detectives have located and seized the fleeing vehicle, which is described as a gold, 2002 Chevrolet Impala. The vehicle will be held and processed by the WSP crime lab for further evidence.
Washington State Patrol detectives are seeking witnesses to this collision. Due to the timing of the collision and its proximity to the Southworth ferry dock, detectives would like to speak with anyone who may have observed the Chevrolet Impala or have in-vehicle video from a ferry crossing that arrived at the Southworth ferry dock at 4:50 AM on March 22, 2018. If you have any information about this tragic accident, please contact Detective Krista Hedstrom by phone at (360) 473-0142 or by email at Krista.Hedstrom@wsp.wa.gov, or Detective Sergeant Mark Wilson by phone at (360) 473-0141 or by email at Mark.Wilson@wsp.wa.gov.