- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) - Families of people killed in the crowd rush at a 1979 concert by The Who in Cincinnati are joining the city’s mayor to dedicate a memorial marker to the victims.

Mayor John Cranley’s office says he’ll dedicate the memorial on Thursday night to the 11 people killed outside the then-Riverfront Coliseum before the Dec. 3, 1979, concert.

About two dozen other people were injured as the crowd rushed a few open doors before the show, which was general admission with no assigned seating.

The tragedy led to local and state laws regarding crowd control.

The ceremony is set for 7:30 p.m.



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