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Man walks onto highway near Bremerton, gets hit by car

Post by Kate McEntee / The News Tribune on Jan. 1, 2013 at 10:15 am |
January 1, 2013 10:16 am

A 45-year-old Bremerton man was injured Monday night when he was struck by a car on northbound state Route 303 near Bremerton.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the man walked onto the highway around 9 p.m. and was struck by a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by a 45-year-old woman from Bremerton. The man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital; the woman was not injured.

The State Patrol reports the cause of the accident as “pedestrian in roadway” and says the driver will not be charged.

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