Kirk Wheeler Car Accident | Kirk William Wheeler of Mabton, Washington was involved in a fatal vehicle accident in Benton County. He died on July 18, 2020.
Kirk Wheeler reportedly died at the age 61. He was killed in an Interstate 82 two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck Saturday morning near Prosser.
Wheeler was operating a vehicle on I-82 near Prosser, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes Saturday around 5 a.m. The vehicle then collided head-on with a big-rig.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured in the collision.
Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.