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Stage collapse at Indiana State Fair kills 5

Fans waiting to see Sugarland run away after high winds blew the stage over at the Indiana State Fair Grandstands, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger) Fans waiting to see Sugarland run away after high winds blew the stage over at the Indiana State Fair Grandstands, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -

Indiana State Police say a fifth person has died after a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair.

Strong winds topped the stage Saturday night while fans were waiting for the country act Sugarland to perform.

Indiana State Police 1st Sgt David Bursten said Sunday that four people died when the collapse happened and the fifth person died overnight at a hospital. The victims have not been identified.

Bursten says 45 people were taken to hospitals. 

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