Tragedy at the Indiana State Fair

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    Just got informed of another death. :(


    (From Facebook, one of my friends posted this:



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    We are all keeping tabs on this on Facebook and informing and updating information as we get it. Prayers.


    *Update, and another. :(

     
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    OMG, I just saw this. How incredibly tragic. I'm so sorry for your loss, and for all the families dealing with their grief. :(
     
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    I saw this earlier EZ. My prayers go out to the families affected by this tragedy.
     
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    Thanks. My friend's brother in law died too. Just found out a bit ago... :(

    Another guy that I know is still in critical condition, 2 more have broken legs and arms, but they are going to pull through.
     
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    Damn, that is just terrible... I saw that story earlier and thought of you. :(
     
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    The stage itself didn't look very well constructed. Very leveraged at the front. I'm surprised the Weather Service didn't emphasize the straight line winds to the Fair Board in the four phone calls.

    On the upside, it was awesome to see all the people who jumped in to try and help the injured. People power literally lifted the roof.
     
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    I was very busy over the weekend and did not see the footage of the collapse until just now. My God. What a horrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers go out to the five who died, those who were hurt and all the family and friends.
     
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    Thanks everyone. We are still waiting to hear about those who were critically injured. One guy (when he gets strong enough God Willing) has to have his face reconstructed, among a bunch of other surgeries.

    Just saw this on Yahoo:

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    Sorry for your losses EZ.
    Tragic but seems fortunate at same time not more were hurt.
     

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