The following information comes from reports provided by the Vincennes Police Department, the Vincennes Fire Department, the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, the Lawrence County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Department, the Washington City Police Department or the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department as well as The Associated Press. Charges not involving warrants are preliminary and may be changed before formal filing by a prosecutor.
Oaktown woman killed in accident
OAKTOWN — Indiana State Police say an Oaktown woman is dead following an accident on U.S. 41 on Thursday afternoon.
Karen Leah Burr, 62, was traveling south on U.S. 41 near Gauger Road north of Oaktown when she struck the rear of a semi tractor/trailer. The semi was having mechanical issues, police say, and was traveling just 10 mph.
Burr, who was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Impala, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the semi, Albert Javan Riddle Jr., 58, of Chicago, was not injured.
Knox County Arrests
• Rickey L. Bolding II, 38, of Vincennes, intimidation; criminal recklessness; resisting law enforcement
• Kayla Mount, 31, of Vincennes, driving while suspended; possession of marijuana
• Michelle Lee Arthur, 27, of Bicknell, false informing
• David W. Long, 46, of Vincennes, resisting law enforcement; basic theft (2 counts); writ of attachment; theft