A horrific accident occurred Wednesday afternoon at the Corinthians stadium in São Paulo, Brazil, as a support crane fell and took out a section of bleachers. Two people are confirmed dead, stadium president Andres Sanchez said Wednesday at a news conference. Rescue crews believe more are trapped in the wreckage.
Local media reports that a third person was pulled from the rubble and is hospitalized in serious condition. A fire department official has said earlier that three people had died.
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Three confirmed dead after crane collapses into World Cup stadium in SÃ£o Paulo. Awful scenes.
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Sao Paulo: Man wrapped with a Corinthians flag at the World Cup stadium where an accident killed 2. Photo: Folhapress