Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Woman Falls To Death At Kenny Chesney Concert Venue

Country star Kenny Chesney said he’s “devastated” after a fan died falling from an escalator after his concert at the Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo.

The NY Post reports the woman, who is yet to be identified, fell to the concourse below just before 11 p.m. during Chesney’s latest stop on the “Here and Now” tour on Saturday, The distance of the drop is unknown at this time.

The incident is being investigated as an accidental death, Denver Police Department confirmed.

“I was devastated to learn of the loss of someone after our show,” the “American Kids” hitmaker told The Denver Post in a statement. “There had been so much joy, so much heart coming from the people of Denver last night — and to hear this is heartbreaking.”

“Life is precious. Sharing music brings us together and that love we share makes us so much more. For the lady who came to share that love, there are no words. For her friends and family’s loss, I grieve with them and for them”

On Saturday, Denver police tweeted they were “conducting an outside death investigation” at Empower Field.

“An adult female guest at Empower Field at Mile High was sitting on an escalator railing, fell to the concourse below, and died as a result of the injuries,” they said in a tweet.

Empower Field at Mile High, where Chesney performed, released a statement on Twitter following the tragedy.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the woman involved in the tragic incident that occurred at the end of Saturday’s concert at Empower Field at Mile High,” the statement read. 

“There is nothing more important than the safety of our guests, and Stadium Management Company is in communication with the Denver Police Department as it investigates this unfortunate situation.”

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