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At least four dead and up to 40 hurt as stage collapses onto screaming crowd at Indiana State Fair in 60mph winds - 14th Aug 2011

4 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

These images capture the horrifying moment as four people were killed and a dozen injured as a stage collapsed during a storm last night at the Indiana State Fair. Strong winds caused the stage rigging for the outdoor concert to collapse at the fairground in Indianapolis. Fans were trapped and injured in the incident shortly before 9pm as country music band Sugarland were about to perform.
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Stage Collapses at Indiana State Fair, Killing At Least 4

News : NewsFeed (4 years ago)

A blustery night turned deadly when a gust of wind upended the stage, tossing metal rigging into the crowd. About 12,000 spectators were gathered at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis Saturday night, awaiting a performanc... Read Post

Collapsed Indiana fair stage rigging at Sugarland concert not built to code, report finds

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

Wind-toppled stage rigging that collapsed on fans waiting for the band Sugarland to perform at the Indiana State Fair last summer, killing seven and injuring dozens, was not strong enough to meet state building codes, according to a... Read Post

Four dead after winds cause stage collapse at Indiana State Fair

News : Storyful (4 years ago)

At least four people are dead after a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. The band Sugarland were about to come on stage when a storm hit the area and the rigging collapsed trapping dozens of people under the ... Read Post

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