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An ambulance leaves the Indiana State Fair Coliseum after a stage coach overturned at the Indiana State Fair on Sunday.
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State Fair stagecoach flips; 5 people injured

– Authorities said Sunday several people were hurt after a stagecoach overturned at the Indiana State Fair.

Fair spokesman Andy Klotz said five people were transported to Methodist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the accident Sunday afternoon. WISH-TV quoted Indiana State Police as saying there were no serious injuries.

The accident involved a six-horse coach making a figure-eight movement inside a ring inside the Pepsi Coliseum. WISH said the coach was carrying four judges, a fair princess and the fair queen.

The accident occurred the day before the one-year anniversary of a stage collapse at the fair that killed seven people and injured dozens of other people.

2 die in shootout in South Bend

A shootout on South Bend's west side left two people dead and a third person injured after being shot by police.

South Bend Police Division Chief Gary Horvath told WSBT-TV that one victim was found outside a home, and Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett told the station a second victim was found in an alley next door.

When police responded to the shootings Sunday morning, a gunman opened fire on officers, who returned fire, striking the suspect. The gunman was taken to a hospital for surgery.

Police did not immediately release the names of the people involved.

Own car kills wife of Lee Hamilton

Bloomington police said the wife of former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton died after being run over by her own car.

Police said Nancy Hamilton, 82, had arrived with a pet for a veterinary visit Saturday afternoon but her car was not set in the parking gear and it rolled over her as she walked behind the vehicle.

Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer told the Herald-Times that Hamilton suffered head and chest injuries.

Lee Hamilton represented southern Indiana in Congress for more than 30 years and was vice chairman of the 9/11 commission.

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