One dies in Canadian festival stage collapse

Fifteen are also injured at The Big Valley Jamboree

One dies in Canadian festival stage collapse
One person has been killed at an open-air country music festival in Canada.

Fifteen others were also injured after a stage collapsed in sudden, high winds, at the The Big Valley Jamboree, near Edmonton, in central Alberta.

A member of the Billy Currington band, was also believed to have been removed from the wreckage with a badly injured arm.

Hollywood star Kevin Costner, and his band Modern West, were due to perform after Billy Currington , reports BBC News.

It is not clear whether the last day of the four day festival will go ahead today (August 2).


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