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For Immediate Release: Double fatality on Hwy 3
(Poulsbo, Kitsap County) Poulsbo Fire Department and Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded to a two car collision last night at 11:30 pm on Highway 3, south of the Hood Canal Bridge. The drivers in each vehicle, both males, were pronounced dead on the scene. The first vehicle, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, was apparently heading north when they collided. The age and town of the driver is unknown at this time. The second vehicle, a Jeep Cherokee, was also carrying a mother and two children. The 11 year old boy was in critical condition; the 4 year old girl and mother were in serious condition. They were all transported to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton. The family had spent a day in Victoria and was returning home to Kent when the incident occurred. Highway 3 is still closed. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the incident.