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Medflight, Samaritan called to scene of crash near Foraker

Two people need to be transported to the hospital via helicopter, according to county dispatch.

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Two men were flown to the hospital following a crash that happened before noon Monday, June 2. 

Foraker Township Fire Department, Goshen medics and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department were called at about 11:42 a.m. to the area near C.R. 13 and C.R. 44, just south of Foraker.

According to a press release from the sheriff’s department, Matthew Thompson, 27, of Goshen, was driving east on C.R. 44, west of C.R. 13 when he ran off the south side of the road and lost control of the vehicle. 

The car went across the road to the north and rolled several times into a farm field, ejecting both Thompson and a passenger, Aaron Frasier, 23, of Goshen. 

Both Thompson and Frasier were taken to Memorial Hospital via helicopter. Thompson was taken with complaint of back pain. Frasier was taken to the hospital with complaint of back and head pain. 

The crash is under investigation by the Elkhart County Crash Investigation Team.

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