Gary House was on his way to the radio station to do his morning show Thursday morning when, according to the Salina Journal, his pickup truck went off the road, rolled, and crashed in a ditch. KABI is located in Salina, Kansas. House was behind the microphone at KABI when it signed on the air back in 1963 and has been in the radio business for more than five decades. He was also the program director at the station. He was 79.