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Review of Sugarland Stage at Indiana State Fair Finds Rigging Wasn’t Up to Code
Review of Sugarland Stage at Indiana State Fair Finds Rigging Wasn’t Up to Code
The stage that collapsed moments before Sugarland was due to begin their performance at the Indiana State Fair last year wasn’t strong enough to withstand a 68 MPH gust of wind, as required by code. A 59 MPH gust of wind toppled the light and sound rigging on the night of August 13, but parts of the support system began giving way earlier in the evening.