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

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

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.

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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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