PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Wednesday night Grant County Deputies responded to a one vehicle collision on a private roadway East of Rd 7 SE and Rd R SE.
Jerry Kinkade, 53, of Moses Lake was driving a 1998 Ford Windstar eastbound on the private roadway when the driver lost control of the Windstar and struck a small concrete irrigation ditch. The vehicle rolled one quarter of a time.
The driver was partially ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was determined to be a factor. Sheriff Tom Jones stated, "This is truly a tragic event. My thoughts and prayers are with the family."