The Ontario County Office of Sheriff has completed its' investigation into the death of Kevin A. Ward, Jr., which occurred August 9, 2014, at the Canandaigua, New York, Motorsports Park. The entire thorough investigation, including a forensic video enhancement recently received from the New York State Police Laboratory in Albany, has been submitted to the Office of the Ontario County District Attorney for review. The District Attorney’s Office, which has been meeting throughout the investigative process with members of the Sheriff’s Office, will make a statement late next week advising what action will be taken regarding the investigation.
Philip C. Povero, Sheriff
Ontario County, New York
Note to all Media: There will not be a media conference scheduled concerning this statement. Requests for any type of media interviews, including telephone calls, regarding this statement will not be honored by members of both the Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office. Again, thank you for your patience and understanding.