Yakima man accused of ramming into a patrol vehicle

 (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says a woman who stopped to help a stranded motorist was struck and killed in a hit and run in Kitsap County.


Trooper Russ Winger says the driver who hit the woman around 5 a.m. Thursday in Port Orchard didn't stop.


KOMO reports the woman helped a motorist who had ran out of gas and was parked partially off the road.


The woman drove to a nearby gas station and returned with a can of gas. As she was helping to fill the tank, a dark-colored sedan drove by and hit her.


The stranded motorist was not injured.

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3/22/2018 9:35:48 AM (GMT -7:00)