A fatal crash occurred on IL Rt. 130 at 400N (Outerbean Rd) approximately 5 miles south of Olney, Richland County on April 21, 2017 at 9:28 a.m.

According to Illinois State Police, District 12, Unit #1, blue, 1997 Peterbuilt Truck Tractor Semi Trailer with driver Larry W. Pitts, was northbound on IL Rt. 130 and attempting to turn left onto 400N. Unit #2, blue, 2000 Hyundai Elantra with driver Richard W. Rosche (deceased) was southbound on IL Rt. 130.  Unit #1 and Unit #2 struck each other in the southbound lane of travel of IL Rt. 130.  


Richland County Coroner pronounced ROSCHE deceased at the scene of the crash.  Further Investigation of the crash is pending.

Pitts, Unit #1, was charged with Improper Lane Usage.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law