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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. 

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