Officials address Westfield stage collapse

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WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Officials in Westfield spoke early Friday morning about the stage collapse at Westfield Washington High School Thursday night that injured more than a dozen students.

Westfield Police Department Captain Charles Hollowell, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Superintendent Mark Keen all spoke at the press conference about the incident, the investigation, and the outpouring of support for the students and their families.

Watch the full press conference in the video box. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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