Strong Wind Topples Stage at Indiana Fair, Killing 5

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Kpro
8/14/11 5:25:17PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The wind gust that toppled a stage at the Indiana State Fair Saturday night, killing five and injuring dozens of fans waiting for the country band Sugarland to perform, was a "fluke" that no one could have anticipated, the governor and others said Sunday.
The wind was far stronger than that in other areas of the fairgrounds, said Dan McCarthy, chief meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Indiana. He estimated the gust at 60 to 70 mph.

Kpro
8/14/11 5:25:52PM
Fleek?
postman
8/14/11 6:27:18PM
Whats with that state and not supporting structures during windy conditions? Come on Indiana if its windy it will fall.
mrsmiley
8/14/11 7:32:03PM
Here's footage of the structure as it collapses.
Their's nothing gory or anything of the like,but you do see it fall on people and it's just insanley tragic to think for a few that was the end.

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warglory
8/14/11 7:43:50PM
What is with the girl smiling in that video? It's actually kinda creepy.
emfleek
8/14/11 7:46:02PM

Posted by Kpro

Fleek?



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