A DJ has tragically lost his life while performing, when a violent windstorm caused the stage to collapse at a festival in Brazil.
The Atmosphere EDM Festival was struck by violent winds when extreme bad weather hit Esteio in Brazil. Video footage captured by fans show the horrifying moment when the entire stage structure collapsed. The site was evacuated by organisers.
Fuertísima escena del derrumbe de un escenario en el festival Atmosphere de Brasil a causa de fuertes vientos. Murió el artista brasileño, DJ Kaleb, en ello. Descanse en paz 🙁 pic.twitter.com/bckeqY3aH5
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The stage structure at Atmosphere Festival, which began on Saturday, collapsed after powerful winds hit part of Rio Grande do Sul this afternoon. This is a developing story.
Video: MetSul Meteorologia pic.twitter.com/cMzUBwu8bH
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As Gauchazh reports, 30-year-old DJ Kaleb Freitas was performing at the time. He was reportedly hit by falling debris and pronounced dead at hospitals. Others are also said to be undergoing treatment for varying degrees of injury.
“We always cherish the safety of our attendees, following all the processes, reports and authorizations requested by the local authorities,” said the festival in a statement, adding “we lost a friend, an artist. Our priority is to assist the wounded and their families.”
NOTA DE ESCLARECIMENTO OFICIAL Sempre prezamos pela segurança do nosso público, seguindo todos os processos, laudos e…