Port Orchard driver dies in Mile Hill Drive collision

Deceased man was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed early Tuesday, officials say

PORT ORCHARD — A 46-year-old driver reportedly driving at a high speed in the early morning hours of Tuesday died after striking a vehicle turning into a gas station at Mile Hill Drive and Woods Road, according to a report from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

The man was identified Wednesday by the Kitsap County coroner as Scott Wood of Port Orchard. The sheriff’s office said Wood was heading east on Mile Hill Drive at about 12:30 a.m. while driving an Audi RS5 Quattro when he struck a west-bound 1997 Jeep Cherokee that was turning left into a Shell service station.

The 40-year-old driver of the Jeep was reported to have suffered serious injuries from the collision.

The accident is under investigation, sheriff’s office officials said.