Port Angeles man dies in wreck on Highway 101

BRINNON — A Port Angeles man died when the vehicle he was driving struck a guardrail as he attempted to pass another vehicle on U.S. Highway 101.

Leroy S. Perfect, 64, was traveling southbound at milepost 312 about 12:30 p.m. Friday, the State Patrol said. He attempted to pass in the northbound lane, hit the guardrail and continued in the southbound lane before he lost control, left the roadway and came to rest in the ditch on the northbound side.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, the State Patrol said.

The cause was speed too fast for conditions/medical emergency, the State Patrol said.

Perfect’s 2019 Dodge Ram was towed by All City Towing. It was totally destroyed, the State Patrol said.

Perfect was wearing a seat belt. No drugs or alcohol were involved, the State Patrol said.

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