George August Forster
Indiana State Police
Saturday, May 17, 1941

Age: 25
Served: 2 years, 8 months
Badge #:
Panel 24E, Line 14
Panel L2, Line 5

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Saturday, May 17, 1941
11:45 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 3 near Paris Crossing
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Incident Township:
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Burial Place:
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Columbus

   Trooper George Forster was killed in a two-vehicle accident when a truck pulling a loaded horse trailer struck his patrol car near Paris Crossing.

   Trooper Forster, from Seymour, was assigned to the Seymour post. He was survived by his wife and brother.

Memorial Tribute

• In 2007, the George A. Forster Memorial Bridge over Big Graham Creek near the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 250 in Jennings County was dedicated in his honor.

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