1 killed, 3 hurt in Port Ludlow car crash

PORT LUDLOW, Wash. (AP) — An 88-year-old Bainbridge Island man died and three others were injured in a vehicle crash near Port Ludlow.

Washington State Patrol officials say they responded to a head-on collision on Highway 104 after 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

They say 73-year-old Charles Ellis Russell of Nordland was driving a Honda Pilot while heading west and crossed into the eastbound lane. The Honda collided with a Dodge pickup truck driven by 53-year-old Pamela Jonell Thresher of Suquamish.

The Bainbridge Island passenger in the pickup, Robert Frank Dawson, died at the scene.

Russell and 54-year-old pickup passenger Brett Frank Dawson of Silverdale were injured and transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Thresher was taken to a Bremerton hospital for her injuries.

Authorities say no drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.