Victim of State Fair State Collapse Awakes from Coma

By Scott Sarvay

September 22, 2011 Updated Sep 22, 2011 at 5:10 PM EST

PENDLETON, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A woman badly hurt in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse is out of a coma and communicating by writing messages on a dry-erase board...this news comes from the Herald Bulletin.

30-year-old, Andrea Vellinga of Pendleton began waking up last week after suffering from head injuries.

The collapse killed seven people and injured many others.

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