75-year-old Bruce Nelson of Poulsbo dies in fatal Jefferson County car crash on Highway 104, Washington – Monday, August 23, 2021

Jefferson County Car Crash Death of Bruce Nelson – Obituary

75-year-old Bruce Nelson of Poulsbo has died in a fatal Jefferson County car crash that occurred on Monday, August 23, 2021, on Highway 104, Washington. The accident happened when the vehicle that Nelson was driving veered over the centerline and collided with a dump truck.

A memo released by the Washington State Patrol indicates Nelson was heading east on Highway 104 when he crashed with a dump truck that was towing a trailer.

Both Nelson’s car and the dump truck, including its trailer, were extensively damaged.

Nelson was pronounced dead on the scene while the driver of the truck, identified as a Port Angeles man, was left with what has been described as serious injury. He was hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center.

A third vehicle also sustained some damage after being hit by debris from the wreck. The occupants of that vehicle did not suffer any injuries.