• Police: Pedestrian, DUI suspect who killed him knew each other

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    BREMERTON, Wash. - A pedestrian was killed by a suspected DUI driver in Bremerton.

    It happened Thursday at about 1:45 a.m. on National Avenue North near Kitsap Way.

    Officers told KIRO 7 the driver left the scene but was arrested nearby. He was booked on investigation of vehicular homicide.

    They say speed was a factor in the crash but the man is also suspected of driving under the influence.

    Bremerton police said both the victim and the suspect are 26-year-old men that the are believed to have known each other.  The suspect told police they had been together earlier in the evening.


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