Storm Kills 1 in Missouri

    An officer from the Terminal Railroad Police Department surveys a party tent from Kilroy's Sports Bar in St. Louis as it rests against a railroad trestle near the bar after storm winds blew through the area following a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers at nearby Busch Stadium Saturday, April 28, 2012. One person died Saturday and more than a dozen were taken to a hospital with injuries after high winds blew over a beer tent near Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings)

    Sid Hastings / AP

    Fifty-mile-per-hour winds shattered the aluminum poles holding up a beer tent where fans were celebrating after a Cardinals game in St. Louis. Of the 200 people gathered under the tent, 1 was killed and 17 were hospitalized, with 5 seriously injured. The owner of the bar behind the tent says firefighters told him that a bolt of lightning that struck right after the winds was what killed the patron. He described the storm as so strong, it lifted the DJ’s 100-pound amplifier into the air. Missouri has been on storm warnings all day.

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