Brown Statement on Ohio State Fair Incident

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) offered his condolences today following yesterday’s accident involving a ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair. 

“Connie and I are deeply saddened by this terrible tragedy at our beloved State Fair. Our hearts break for the families of all the victims and we are grateful to the first responders and medical personnel caring for them,” Brown said. “The State Fair brings Ohioans together to celebrate the best of our state, and we will come together to support the families and friends of all those impacted during this difficult time. My office stands ready to provide any assistance we can to Governor Kasich and his office as they conduct a full investigation.”