Couple dies in head on crash

         An elderly Knox County couple died in a head-on crash Wednesday on State Road 159 north of Bicknell.

        State Police report that 71-yaer-old John B. Buck of Freelandville was in an ’02 Jeep northbound while 27-year-old Joshua A. Roark of Vincennes was south in another vehicle.  For an unknown reason, Roark went left of center hitting the Jeep.  Buck and his 71-year-old wife Rita were pronounced dead at the scene.  Roark was seriously injured and airlifted to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. 

        The crash happened at 4:34pm and 159 was closed for about 3 hours.  Police are still investigating the crash.