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One dead after tent collapses in storm

Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 5:57 p.m. CDT; updated 3:15 p.m. CDT, Sunday, April 29, 2012

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis media outlets reported that one person has been killed and up to 100 were hurt when high winds knocked down a large tent south of Busch Stadium.

KSDK reported that five people were in critical condition Saturday afternoon after the tent at Kilroy's bar collapsed during a thunderstorm that blew through the area.

The report said the St. Louis Fire Department transported 17 people to a hospital, and 100 received medical treatment at the scene.

KMOX reported that St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said a few hundred people were celebrating in the tent after the Cardinals' victory over the Milwaukee Brewers when the storm hit.


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