Sugarland Stage Collapse: Death Toll Reaches 5; New Shocking Video From the Scene
At a press conference this morning, the names of the victims were released.
The morning after a gust of wind caused a stage setup to collapse at a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair Saturday night, the fair has been closed and cleanup is continuing.
The names of the five people who died in the accident were released at a press conference with Indianapolis State Police Sergeant Dave Bursten and Governor Mitch Daniels.
The four victims who died at the scene Saturday night are Alina Bigjohny, 23, Fort Wayne; Glenn Goodrich, 49, Indianapolis,; Christina Santiago, 29, Chicago; Tammy Vandam, 42, Wanatah Ind.. Nathan Byrd, 51, of Indianapolis, died at Methodist Hospital earlier today.
45 people were taken to the hospital after the stage collapsed, and there is still a possibility of further fatalities, Sergeant Bursten said.
Still unclear are the extent of the injuries, but among those rushed to the hospital were fans and stage crew members, according to the Indianapolis Star. A few are reported to be in critical condition or intensive care units, and three children were still being treated at Riley Hospital for Children.