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COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) –

The families of three people injured at the Ohio State Fair released a joint statement Thursday. Two of three patients at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centerremain in critical condition, the other patient remains in serious condition after multiple surgeries.

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“We want to thank the community for its outpouring of concern for our loved ones who are being treated at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. We appreciate all of your prayers, and we are keeping those who were injured and died in our prayers as well. As we focus our attention on the long healing process, we are asking media and the community to respect our privacy during this very difficult time. We are declining media requests for interviews at this time. Thank you.”

A ride at the Ohio State Fair fell apart mid-ride Wednesday night, killing an 18-year-old man and injuring seven others.

The incident is still under investigation.

 

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