Two car crash leads to one Othello resident dead in Winchester east of Quincy
- Quincy, WA
A two car crash in Winchester has lead to one fatality on SR-28 around 8:00pm Wednesday night. The Washington State Patrol said that the wreck happened on the SR 28 highway about six miles east of Quincy in the community of Winchester at Road K. Washington State Troopers say Othello resident 59-year-old Tito Mendez was going southbound on Road K NW. He failed to yield to Ephrata resident 45-year-old Simon Mendoza traveling east on SR-28.
Troopers said that drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the collision. Ephrata resident Mendoza was not wearing a seatbelt however suffered minor injuries and wasn't transported to the local hospital. Mendez resident of Othello was rushed to Quincy Valley Medical Center where he passed away.