80-year-old woman dead after falling down stairs at Purdue football game

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Published: Oct. 17, 2022 at 2:27 PM EDT
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WTHR) - An 80-year-old woman died after she was injured in a fall at Purdue’s football game Saturday.

Tippecanoe County Coroner Carrie Costello said a woman, later identified as Donna Steenbarger, fell down the stairs at Ross-Ade Stadium and hit her head during Purdue’s 43-37 win against Nebraska.

Steenbarger was taken to IU Health in Lafayette, but she died from her injuries Sunday shortly after 10 a.m.

The coroner’s office will review Steenbarger’s medical records and toxicology results to determine if an autopsy is needed.