Indiana Fair Stage Collapse Re Open
August 15, 2011 by USA Post
Indiana Fair Stage Collapse Re Open, Hundreds of people gathered Monday on the campus of Indiana State Fair to honor the five people killed when a strong gust of wind blew a concert stage to collapse.
Friends and relatives of the victims wept and hugged each other in the area of?? Fair free phase, not far from where the handling of the massive stage of wine in a violent accident Saturday night as spectators awaited the performance of the country band Sugarland.
During the funeral, the governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels, was thrilled when he praised the people who rushed to the scene to help the wounded.
“It was a hero of every 10 feet on the night of Saturday,” he said.
“I can not say I’m very proud,” Daniels said, his voice breaking, “to be an employee of six and a half million people as well.”
More than 40 people were injured in the crash, while two persons including a child, remain in critical condition, journalist Wendy Woolfolk told CBC News Network on Monday in Indianapolis.
While a storm is expected, it was not raining at the time of the collapse. Climate experts have estimated that the run that led to the manipulation of below 90 to 100 km / h.
Four of the victims died at the scene: Alina Bigjohny, 23, of Fort Wayne, Christina Santiago, 29, of Chicago, Tammy Vandam, 42, of Wanatah, and 49 years of age, Glenn Goodrich Indianapolis.
Nathan Byrd, a stagehand for 51 years old, of Indianapolis, which was built on the rig when it fell, died overnight.
The show reopened Monday after being closed all day Sunday, as authorities investigated the collapse site and inspected if the structure was set according to requirements.
Indiana State Police spokesman Dave Bursten said the lack of damage to structures in the middle of the fair or the belief in another part of the support of the Meteorological Service of an isolated burst, causing extensive wind topple gear.
“We all know, without exception, in Indiana, the weather can change from one report to another report, and that was the case here,” he said.
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