An Illinois man killed in a weekend accident in Gibson County. The coroner says 72 year old Harold E. Tubbs of Fairfield was killed Saturday morning in the single vehicle crash near the intersection of state road 165 and County Roda 700 South not far from Owensville. Sheriff's Deputies say Tubbs was behind the wheel of a bus that had been modified to haul melons when it dropped of the side of the road he traveled northbound on the highway. Tubbs reportedly overcorrected, crossed both lanes and hit a tree on the west side of the road. Officers don't believe excessive speed was a factor. An autopsy will be conducted today.
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