BRINNON — Washington State Troopers were investigating a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon Sunday afternoon.
Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said there is one confirmed death in the two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 at milepost 302, about six miles north of Brinnon.
She said the wreck was reported at about 2:15 p.m. Sunday and that the northbound lane was blocked. She said traffic control would be implemented.
“Those who do attempt to travel through the area — please be patient as troopers conduct their investigation,” she said in a tweet.
At about 4:45 p.m. there was a report of a two-car wreck about a half mile south of the first wreck that had minor injuries, she said.
She did not know how long the highway would be blocked.
#WSP Troopers are at the scene of a two-car, fatality collision on NB SR 101 at MP 300 approx 6 miles north of Brinnon in Jefferson County. There is one confirmed fatality. The northbound lane is blocked at this time. Updates as they are received. Avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/JOP1pg8eu6
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) October 7, 2018
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