Falling structure injures fans at Backstreet Boy concert


    Emergency Crews at WindStar.(Courtesy of Sydney Stavinoha)

    Several people have been reportedly injured after a structure fell on fans waiting in line for a concert a the WindStar World Casino.

    At 5:00 p.m., officials from the casino began evacuations of the outdoor concert venue due to bad weather and asked everyone to seek shelter.

    Officials say about 150 patrons ignored the warning and remained in line for the Backstreet Boy concert.

    At approximately 5:30 p.m., the storm knocked over the concert entrance trusses. 14 people were treated at the scene and taken to local hospitals.

    A witness says emergency crews had to use a forklift to lift the structure off the concertgoers.

    The concert has been canceled due to stage damage.






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