Greenfield man killed in skydiving accident in Franklin

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

FRANKLIN, Ind. (WISH) – A Greenfield man was killed in a skydiving accident in Franklin on Sunday.

According to a release from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, officers were called to the Franklin Flying Field, 3477 S. 200 East in Franklin, on the report of an injured skydiver.

When emergency personnel arrived, they found 50-year-old Donald Wayne Hauck, of Greenfield, unconscious and CPR being performed.

Police said a medical helicopter was called to the scene. Despite lifesaving efforts, Hauck was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses indicated Hauck’s parachute did deploy. They said that when Hauck was about 100 feet above ground, he performed a maneuver and his parachute did not recover. Witnesses got to him quickly, police said.

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