Severe weather and high winds caused a beer tent to collapse in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of people were celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals’ victory in a beer tent at Kilroy’s Bar when the thunderstorm hit. The incident killed Alfred Goodman and left a 100 people injured. The St. Louis Fire Department had to transport 17 people to the hospital, reports USA Today.
The tent had been inspected for safety measures, but the assembly and maintenance of the tent is the responsibility of the contractor of who puts the tent together.
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