Local man dies in fatal Switzerland Co crash

SWITZERLAND CO (FOX19) - A local man died as a result of a two vehicle collision occurring on State Road 156 just east of Patriot. The crash occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on February 2, 2014.

Lawrence W. Allison, 66, and his wife of Warsaw, KY were traveling westbound on State Road 156 when their vehicle impacted a second vehicle traveling eastbound driven by James M. Bevis, 24 years of age.

Bevis of Patriot, IN was pronounced dead at the scene. Allison and his wife were transported by Switzerland County EMS to University Hospital in Cincinnati. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Agencies assisting at the scene included Switzerland County EMS, Posey Township Fire, Patriot Fire, Jeff-Craig Fire, Rising Sun Fire, Indiana State Police, and Switzerland Co. Coroner.

The crash remains under investigation at this time. Anyone with information concerning the accident is urged to contact the Switzerland Co. Sheriff's Office at (812) 427-3636.

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