Five are dead and dozen injured after a stage at the Indiana State Fair fell in on itself Saturday. The collapse was caught on video, embedded above, which shows the sudden high winds said to be responsible. More from the AP:
Witnesses said a wall of dirt, dust and rain blew up quickly like a dust bowl and a burst of high wind toppled the rigging. People ran, screaming and shouting, desperate to get out of the way.
Afterward, hundreds of concert-goers rushed amid the chaos to tend to the injured, many trying to lift heavy beams, lights and other equipment that blew onto the crowd. Witnesses said many of the injured were in the VIP section closest to the stage, known as the "Sugar Pit." Emergency crews set up a triage center in a tunnel below the grandstand at the Indianapolis fairgrounds.
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