Indiana State Fair marks anniversary of deadly stage collapse

August 13, 2012 7:52:55 PM PDT
The Indiana State Fair came to a standstill Monday night at 7:46 Chicago time.

That is the moment marking exactly one year since a deadly stage collapse killed seven people.

For four minutes, rides stopped. Shuttle buses did not move and concession stand music was turned off.

Outside the grandstand, there was a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims.

They were killed when high winds caused stage rigging to collapse onto a crowd of fans waiting for a concert by Sugarland.

The accident led to sweeping overhauls of the fair's emergency plan and new regulations for temporary stages.

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