Governor Pat McCrory released today the following statement on the accident at the North Carolina State Fair:
"Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with those injured in last night's State Fair accident and their families. I received a brief update this morning from Sheriff Donnie Harrison and I have full confidence in his ability to investigate this accident. The state stands ready to assist in any way we can to help those impacted and ensure the safety of our citizens and fairgoers."
According to investigators, three people remain in the hospital following an accident on the "Vortex" ride Thursday night at the North Carolina State Fair.