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VIDEO: Stage collapse at Indiana State Fair

People were killed and dozens were injured in the collapse of a stage Saturday night at the Indiana State Fair; the country band Sugarland was due to perform but had not yet gone on stage, the Associated Press reports. The incident occurred about 10 p.m. Eastern time.

On WTRH Indianapolis’s Web site, an eyewitness captured a gust of wind followed by the stage collapse. Watch the video here:

A video posted by YouTube user cavaliers60 is posted on the Indianapolis Star’s Web site; it appears to show the collapse of the stage but the user put a note on YouTube saying “NOT MY VIDEO: Video was recorded by Spencer Smith.” Watch the video here:

PHOTOS: Collapse before Sugarland performance

READ: Get the latest on the stage collapse

Terri Rupar is The Post's national digital projects editor.


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