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Topic - Frank Oswald
A fast-moving storm ripped a large beer tent near Busch Stadium from its moorings and sent it and debris hurtling through the air Saturday, killing one person, seriously injuring several others and causing a panic among the many Cardinals fans inside.
St. Louis officials are expected to more closely scrutinize the large tents commonly set up near downtown stadiums after one of the temporary structures collapsed in high winds Saturday, resulting in the death of an Illinois man and dozens of injuries after a baseball game.
High winds swept through a beer tent where 200 people gathered after a Cardinals game Saturday, killing one and seriously injuring at least five others, authorities said.
"Tents are temporary structures," Mr. Oswald said. "They are certainly not designed in any stretch of the imagination to handle weather like this."
Building Commissioner Frank Oswald said Kilroy's was granted a tent permit on April 11 and that it passed inspection a couple days later.