Richard Rehm

While responding to an early morning alarm call, Firefighter Rehm’s privately owned vehicle became stuck on an active railroad crossing. A short time later, Rehm was struck and killed by a passing train.

Incident Location: 7880 N 600 W, McCordsville, IN 46055 (U.S. National Grid: 16S EK 9241 1689)

Department Information

McCordsville Volunteer Fire Department
7580 Form ST POB 26
U.S. National Grid: 16S EK 9199 1643
McCordsville, Indiana 46055-0026

Chief: Tom Alexander

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 55 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 24, 2016 01:26
Date of death: Dec 24, 2016 
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft 
Nature of death: Trauma 
Activity type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding 
Fixed property use: Street/Road