A TNA crew member was killed on Sunday night following the Slammiversary pay-per-view when a piece of scaffolding broke and the man fell 15 to 20 feet to the concrete below. WMCTV(Memphis) reports that the man was rushed to a local hospital where he later died. The man’s name has not been released and authorities are investigating the accident.
In related news, a second worker with a local outfit named Crew 1 that was brought in for the event lost his thumb when the scaffolding collapsed. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. His name is also being withheld. For more information and a news video regarding both accidents, visit WMCTV.com.
+++++This brings back memories of Owen Hart’s fall from the rafters.+++++