An Illinois State University student is hospitalized after falling into a bonfire during a weekend barn dance near Lexington. Lauren Bucaro was transferred to the burn unit at Loyola University Hospital in Maywood where her condition is not available. ISU spokesman Jay Groves says the 21-year-old Bucaro was not a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, which threw the Saturday dance. McLean County Sheriff Mike Emery says he has concerns about events at Pleasant View Farm that include alcohol.
Pleasant View Farm boasts guaranteed privacy, security, domestic farm animals "as an attraction," bonfires and hayrack rides. Owner Sam Payne said he did not see the incident.
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