Montgomery County Coroner seriously injured

The Montgomery County coroner is in serious condition at an Indianapolis hospital following an accident.

Posted: Jul 9, 2020 3:29 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:30 PM

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) -- The Montgomery County coroner is in serious condition at an Indianapolis hospital following an accident.

52-year-old Darren Forman had to be airlifted Tuesday evening. City officials say the accident involved a vehicle on his property, but they were unable to provide further details.

Along with serving as coroner, Forman is a 20-year veteran of the Crawfordsville Fire Department, and a paramedic.

In 2019, he was award the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's "Paramedic Hero of the Year Award."

He was instrumental in establishing the county's "Project Swaddle," which helps women in high-risk pregancies.

He also recently stepped up as chief of the Coal Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

A group of Montgomery County firefighters and organizations are planning a fundraiser for Forman's medical care, but details are still in the works.

WLFI will bring you that information, as well as updates on Forman's condition, as they become available.

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