2 people killed in crash on SR 261 near Ritzville
ADAMS CO., Wash. — Two people were killed in a crash on SR 261 near Ritzville Wednesday night.
According to Washington State Patrol, the crash happened eight miles south of Ritzville just before 6:30 p.m.
John Gielisch, 65, was driving northbound on the highway when he crossed the center line and crashed into an oncoming car driven by 63-year-old Edward Bartlett.
Both drivers were killed.
It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
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