BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A concert turned terrifying at the Brazoria County fair when a stage light fell and sent members of a country singer’s band scrambling Saturday night.
Cellphone video captured the frightening moment that occurred as Tracy Byrd’s band was wrapping up their show. In the video, Byrd is seen getting ready to walk off the stage, and a couple of seconds later the massive stage light comes crashing down.
Several band members, including Byrd, rushed to hold up the rigging in order to help the keyboard player from underneath the downed stage light.
According to Tommy Johnson, who helped set up the stage, the injured keyboardist that was hospitalized has been released from UTMB.
The cause of the accident also remains unknown.
[Charly Edsitty/ABC13 Houston – original article]
[Pictures/Video – ABC13 Houston]