Incident DetailsCause of Death:
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.
The truck was southbound just north of the Jennings–Jefferson county line transporting seven horses from Elwood to Louisville, Kentucky when the vehicles sideswiped.
Trooper Forster died instantly at the scene of a fractured skull while both occupants of the truck were not injured.
Trooper Forster, from Seymour, was assigned to the Seymour post. He was survived by his wife, parents, three brothers, three sisters and paternal grandfather.
• 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.