One Person Killed in Radiohead Stage Collapse

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One person was killed when a stage collapsed just minutes before audiences were set to
begin streaming in to watch a sold-out show in Toronto by alternative rock band Radiohead.

The stage at Downsview Park collapsed around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, leading to one man pronounced dead at the scene, and another to suffer serious injuries according to a CNN report. Two others with minor injuries were also sent to Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital, and have since been released.

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The victims were setting up a stage in the park when a "scaffolding-type structure collapsed" about 40 to 60 feet above the main stage area, Toronto fire Capt. Mike Strapko said. Winds and bad weather are not speculated to be the cause.

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The sold-out show, scheduled for this evening, is now canceled.