NEUHAUSEN OB ECK, GERMANY Monday Jun.25.2007 / -- A storm turned deadly at the site of a music festival in southern Germany on Thursday, June 21st.

According to, a 28 year-old medic was killed when his vehicle was hit by a tent pole carried into the air by a heavy storm. His colleague was badly hurt during the incident.

The festival grounds saw winds in excess of 75 miles per hour. However, festival organizers said they would still go ahead with the event. A spokesman said, "We can't just send 45,000 people on their way to a festival back home again."

Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Marilyn Manson and Placebo were on the bill for the June 22-23 event.

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