Hangman Crossing was found in May of 1976. This H4 chondrite was found by Mr. C.F. Miller, who discovered it near the Indiana county road intersection that gave the meteorite its name. Suspecting it to be a meteorite, Mr. Miller kept the stone until the birth of his grandson, 11 years later, to whom he gifted it. The 1.3 kg meteorite was positively identified and classified in 1988.