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Gov. Kasich Statement on Incident at the Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich released the following statement in response to the incident at the Ohio State Fair:

“I am terribly saddened by this accident, by the loss of life and that people were injured enjoying Ohio's fair. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those grieving and injured.  I have ordered a full investigation into this incident and have ordered that all fair rides be shut down until additional safety inspections can be completed."