Five Confirmed Dead in Sugarland Stage Collapse at Indiana State Fair
Date: Sunday, August 14, 2011 @ 23:32:19 UTC

Five people are confirmed dead and at least 45 injured in Saturday's accident, which happened around 9 p.m. when the fair's rigging and Sugarland's equipment buckled under the pressure of strong winds at the Indiana State Fair. A source on the ground explains to that the stage is a concrete slab with a rigging framework rising above it that is used throughout the length of the fair. Live acts, such as Sugarland, attach their own sound and lighting to the rig. Both the fair's rig and the band's gear collapsed on Saturday night. Complete Article

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