1 Lifeless, Dozens Harm as Roof Collapses Throughout Metallic Live performance

No less than one particular person was killed and dozens extra have been injured when the roof of the Apollo Theater in Belvidere, Illinois, collapsed throughout storms on Friday night time.

A sold-out crowd of 260 folks was contained in the venue to listen to bands Morbid Angel, Revocation, and Skeletal Stays when extreme climate hit.

Theresa Greatest instructed WLS-TV that she was on her approach to the present when catastrophe struck and she or he was attempting to succeed in buddies who bought there earlier than her.

“The metallic neighborhood is so good, and my coronary heart simply aches for anyone who did lose their life. I simply hope all my buddies are OK,” she stated.

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker stated he was “carefully monitoring” the state of affairs. “I’ve been in contact with officers for updates and to direct any accessible sources we are able to,” he tweeted.