INDIANAPOLIS -- Funeral arrangements have been announced for a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run on Indianapolis' southeast side.
The crash happened on Feb. 24 around 3:30 a.m., on Southeastern Avenue, near Prospect Street.
Sgt. Joseph Nordstrom, 30, officially passed away Monday morning after being pronounced brain dead.
Nordstrom served in the Army National Guard for 11 years, including a tour in Afghanistan. He was a graduate of Northwest High School.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 2, from 2 - 8 p.m. at Flanner Buchanan - Decatur Township, 5463 Kentucky Avenue.
A funeral service with full military honors will be held on Saturday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Sgt. Nordstrom will be buried at Washington Park East Cemetery, 10612 E. Washington St., immediately following services.
Nordstrom's girlfriend, Angela Ruhlig, was injured in the hit-and-run crash. She is expected to be OK.