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Kenny Chesney ‘devastated’ by fan’s death after Denver concert

Country star Kenny Chesney said he was “devastated” after a fan died when he fell from an escalator after his concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, fell in the lobby just before 11 p.m. on Chesney’s final stop on the “Here and Now” tour on Saturday. The distance of the fall is unknown at this time.

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

“I was devastated to learn of someone’s loss after our show,” the “American Kids” hitmaker said. Denver Post in a report. “There had been so much joy, so much heart coming from the people of Denver last night – and to hear that is heartbreaking.”

“Life is precious. Sharing music brings us closer and this love we share makes us so much more. For the lady who came to share this love, there are no words. For the loss of her friends and his family, I cry with them and for them”

A woman has died after falling from an escalator after Kenny Chesney's concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
A woman has died after falling from an escalator after Kenny Chesney’s concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
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The woman’s identity will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Denver Police Department told the Post.

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

“An adult female guest at Empower Field in Mile High sat on an escalator railing, fell in the lobby below and died of her injuries,” they said. said in a tweet.

“To my knowledge there was none of this, it was just an accidental fall, I don’t think anyone pushed her or anything like that,” the spokesperson said. the police, Nate Magee.

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

“We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the woman involved in the tragic incident at the end of Saturday’s concert at Empower Field in 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 they investigate this unfortunate situation.”

The accident occurs only a few weeks since a fan plunged to death from an escalator after the opening show of The Weeknd’s tour in Philadelphia on July 14.

The spectator suffered head trauma after falling approximately 40 feet at Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed to the Post.

After an investigation, police told the outlet that the man’s fall appears to have been accidental.



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