Bicyclist killed in Central Kitsap collision identified

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John Skubic, of Poulsbo, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while cycling along Central Valley Road on Friday.
John Skubic, of Poulsbo, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while cycling along Central Valley Road on Friday.

The cyclist killed in a crash on Central Valley Road on Friday has been identified as 63-year-old John Skubic, of Poulsbo.

Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis released Skubic's identity Saturday, saying that an autopsy was scheduled for the week of Jan. 23.

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office Lt. Ken Dickinson told the Kitsap Sun on Friday that a 28-year-old man driving on Central Valley Road crossed onto the shoulder and struck the cyclist. The driver left the scene but was found a short time after the crash and was arrested on investigation of vehicular homicide and felony hit and run.

Anyone who might have information helpful for the investigation may contact Deputy Michael Shannon by email at MShannon@co.kitsap.wa.us or by voice message at 360-337-4634.

Nathan Pilling is a reporter covering Bainbridge Island, North Kitsap and Washington State Ferries for the Kitsap Sun. He can be reached at 360-792-5242, nathan.pilling@kitsapsun.com or on Twitter at @KSNatePilling.

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This article originally appeared on Kitsap Sun: Bicyclist killed in Central Kitsap collision identified as John Skubic

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