Victims identified in Indiana State Fair tragedy

Indianapolis, IN - The victims of Saturday night's tragedy at the Indiana State Fair have been identified. 

According to News6 At a Sunday morning press conference Indiana State Police 1st Sgt, Dave Bursten confirmed that four people were pronounced dead shortly after the collpase and a fifth person died early Sunday. 

ThrThe victims were identified as Tammy Vandam, 42, of Wanatah; Glenn Goodrich, 49, of Indianapolis; Alina Bigjohny, 23, of Fort Wayne; Christina Santiago, 29, of Chicago; and Nathan Byrd, 51, of Indianapolis, who died early Sunday at Methodist Hospital.


The representative with the local stage hands union confirmed that Byrd was among the spotlight operators that were up in the rigging when the stage collapsed.



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