Bedford, IN Grandstand Collapse, Aug 1924
GRANDSTAND CRASH FATAL.
ONE KILLED AND FOUR HURT WHEN 400 PERSONS THROWN TO GROUND.
Bedford, Ind., Aug. 11. -- An investigation to place responsibility for the collapse of a grandstand at Washington park yesterday, which killed one person and injured four others was started today by the Lawrence county coroner.
The stand held 400 persons, mostly women and children, watching the Bedford-Bloomington baseball game, when it collapsed, hurling the mass of struggling humanity to the ground. A heavy timber struck EUGENE FISHEL, eleven, killing him instantly.
Evening State Journal And Lincoln Daily News 1924-08-11