Nathan Byrd


Age: 51

veteran stagehand and technician with the local labor union International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) in Indianapolis, Indiana who had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition from severe head injuries suffered in the August 13 Indiana State Fair stage collapse that killed four people at the scene and injured more than 40 others when concertgoers were crushed beneath the rigging that came crashing down as a severe thunderstorm bore down on the Indiana State Fairgrounds just before the country music duo Sugarland was set to perform on the stage for a concert, in which it became the third major stage collapse at a concert this past summer.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse

Born: September 24, 1959

Died: August 14, 2011

Indianapolis, Indiana