A fatal accident was reported near the intersection of Ward Creek Road and R Road at approximately 1:46 a.m. May 13. Kandy Jackson, a 47-year-old male of Cedaredge, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt. Alcohol and excessive speed are suspected.
The Colorado State Patrol reports that Jackson was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra 1500 southbound on Ward Creek Road. As he approached R Road, his pickup spun out of control and traveled down an embankment at the Y intersection. The vehicle rolled 1.5 times to final rest. During the roll sequence the driver was ejected and suffered fatal injuries. The crash was not discovered until about 6:30 a.m.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.