Around the Miami Valley
Tue August 23, 2011
Wittenberg Graduate Among Indiana State Fair Fatalities
A Wittenberg University graduate is the seventh person to die from injuries sustained in the Indiana State Fair state collapse earlier this month. Meagan Toothman died Monday afternoon after her family decided to take her off life support and have her organs donated.
Toothman suffered critical injuries and burns when a stage light fell on her. She had been on life support unitl donor recipients were found according to her family, who have been posting updates on the website, Caringbridge.org.
A spokesperson for Wittenberg University, Ryan Maurer, said the University has received numerous notes of condolences for the Toothman family on the college's Facebook page.