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Posted on: May 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Bainbridge man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Bainbridge Island man died following a crash Wednesday afternoon in the Meadowmeer neighborhood.

The Bainbridge Island Police Department responded to a report of a single-car accident in the 8700 block of NE Koura Road at 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was transported from the scene by medical personnel and was later pronounced dead.

According to witnesses, the incident began in the parking lot of the Bainbridge Athletic Club, on Meadowmeer Circle, where the driver struck several parked vehicles before accelerating to the end of the parking lot. The vehicle continued through a fence and over the embankment before coming to rest on Koura Road. 

The initial investigation indicates that the driver may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the collision. No witnesses were injured.

The driver was identified as 73-year-old Bill Glasser of Bainbridge Island. Our thoughts are with his family.


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