Fair victims get more donations

February 15, 2012

The Indiana State Fair Commission announced Wednesday that additional money from the State Fair Relief Fund has been distributed to victims of the stage-collapse tragedy. The commission said an additional $114,301 from the charity fund went to the victims of the Aug. 13 disaster in a third round of payments. So far, about $1.1 million has been contributed to the fund. Estates of the seven deceased victims have so far received a total of $68,241 each from the fund and injured claimants have each received payments of between $6,525 and $48,796. The fund is accepting donations until Oct. 31.