Off duty police officer identified as driver in fatal crash | Crime
The driver who hit and killed a man last week in Moses Lake was an off-duty police officer. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the Halloween night fatality, but Police Chief Dean Mitchell says there's no indication Officer R.C. Sheats did anything wrong. Mitchell calls it an unfortunate accident. The patrol reports 47-year-old Gary C. Kilpatrick of Moses Lake ran into traffic in front of Sheats' personal vehicle. The 25 year old Moses Lake police officer has been on the force for about a year.