Two Stones Crew Members Killed (no Who)
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Fri Jun 29 15:26:09 CDT 2007
Stones 'Saddened' By Crew Deaths
Two workers were killed dismantling the stage after a Rolling Stones
concert in Madrid, local police have confirmed.
Two other stage hands were injured in the accident at the Vicente
Calderon stadium and are now in hospital.
A spokesman for the British rock group said they were "deeply
saddened" to hear the news.
"Their heartfelt wishes for a speedy recovery go out to the injured
and their profound sympathies to the deceased," he continued.
The fatal accident occurred on Friday during the dismantling of the
Rolling Stones stage, following a concert given by the group on
According to police, three of the workers fell 10m (33ft) from a
metal structure and landed on a fourth.
The dead workers were later named as Benno Goldewijk, 44,
from Holland, and Spaniard Alfredo Pecina Matias, 38.
The Rolling Stones, currently on the European leg of their A Bigger
Band world tour, are due to play in El Eijido, Spain, this weekend.
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