Sugarland Stage Collapse Indiana State Fair Tragedy

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

This, the Sugarland Stage Collapse Indiana State Fair Tragedy, is simply the most horrifying video this blogger has ever posted. On Saturday, as the country band Sugarland was preparing to perform, powerful winds and thunderstorms were building. To the credit of the event organizers, they were evacuating people from the area around the stage when the unfortunate happened – the stage, a giant 50-foot tall structure – just plain collapsed.

The result was that 3, as of this writing, were killed and 24 more injured. Twitter is ablaze with tweets on the incident, and “Sugarland” and “Indiana State Fair” are both Twitter Trending Topics.

What happened was that the structure, a top-heavy design that brings up all sorts of questions from this blogger, toppled under stress from the winds.

My prayers to the families of the victims of this horrible event.

Is there some kind of general standard of design for these creations? What is it?

Stay tuned.

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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