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Man killed in head-on crash in Decatur County

Posted at 7:50 AM, Oct 06, 2016

DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. -- One man was killed Wednesday morning in a head-on crash in Decatur County, Indiana.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on Old U.S. 421 (Michigan Road) south of County Road 520 West.

Police say a maroon 2005 Ford Explorer was traveling south on Old U.S. 421. The vehicle crashed head-on with a silver 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, which was being driven by Bruce W. Parish, 28, of St. Paul, Indiana.

Parish was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Ford Explorer suffered life-threatening injuries, and was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital.

Police are still working to determine which vehicle crossed the center line. It's unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.