Wreck on state Highway 104 sends Port Hadlock woman to hospital

State Patrol: Mariah R. Byrd’s vehicle left the roadway four miles west of Hood Canal Bridge.

SHINE — A one-vehicle wreck on state Highway 104 sent a Port Hadlock woman to the hospital Monday afternoon.

According to a State Patrol report, Mariah R. Byrd, 36, was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette west on the highway four miles west of the Hood Canal Bridge at milepost 10.

The minivan left the roadway to the right, glanced off a guardrail, continued 100-125 feet off the road and struck a tree head-on, deploying both airbags, the report said.

Byrd was transported to Jefferson Healthcare hospital in Port Townsend with unspecified injuries.

State Patrol said she was not wearing a seat belt when the wreck took place at 2:40 p.m.

Byrd’s vehicle had reportable damage and was towed from the scene by Northwest Towing.

State Patrol said that both the cause of the wreck and whether Byrd will be cited are under investigation.

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