EXCLUSIVE: Mishawaka woman injured in State Fair collapse doing "Remarkable"
MISHAWAKA, Ind. - A Mishawaka woman injured in the State Fair stage collapse is doing better says her grandma.
Kay Kahlenbeck told us Friday that Caitlyn Kahlenbeck is doing "remarkable."
"She is doing real well, she is doing remarkable," her grandma told us while fighting back tears.
"She is still in therapy for her back, but that may never go away. But she is coping with it and she will be going back to school soon and we have great expectations for her," Kay Kahlenbeck said.
The 21-year-old suffered serious injuries because of the stage collapse. Her mother told us previously that her back was broken in seven places and she suffered a closed head injury.
The stage came down during a strong wind gust right before Sugarland was to take the stage on August 13th.
Kalhlenbeck was one of 58 people injured, 7 people were killed.
The state set a 5 million dollar cap to be used for the victims.
$300,000 has been set aside for each of the families that lost a loved one. The rest of the money will be split 58 ways, coming to about $50,000.
Several families, including the Kahlenbeck's have filed their own lawsuit.