Young man dies while dismantling stage after the Pohoda Festival

THE FIRST fatality in the ten-year history of the Pohoda music festival was reported on July 16 after the festival had officially ended, Trencín Police spokesperson Lenka Bušová told TASR.

The accident, in which a Czech company's worker died, occurred when individual stages were being dismantled. A part of one structure fell on a 21-year-old man from Prague, resulting in serious injuries. The man later died in the hospital. Police are currently investigating all the circumstances connected with the tragedy.

Compiled by Marta Ďurianová from press reports
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