Seventh Death Confirmed In Indiana State Fair Tragedy
August 24, 2011 at 9:52 AM (PT)
A seventh death from the tragic stage collapse at the INDIANA STATE FAIR on AUGUST 13th (NET NEWS 8/14) has now been confirmed. MEAGAN TOOTHMAN died MONDAY (8/22). She was just 24.
"Late (SUNDAY) night it became apparent that our MEAGAN was no longer with us," her family said in an online statement MONDAY. "The decision was made to allow to her to be at peace … She is scheduled for a surgery that will provide gifts of sight, health, and life to dozens who are in need … The outpouring of love and hope was more than we could possibly expect and was an inspiration to all of us to keep her fighting. We hope that she will continue to touch more lives in the same way through her passing."
Read more about TOOTHMAN here.