Sunday, August 14, 2011
Multi-Fatality Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Caught on Video
The shocking video of the stage collapse during a severe thunderstorm Saturday night at the state fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
Winds were estimated to be at or near hurricane-force and a NWS severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for the area at the time.
The audience was waiting for the main act of a Sugarland concert when the high winds collapsed the canopy and lighting structures above the stage and onto the audience seating areas.
At last report- at least 5 people died- with more than 45 injured- including children.