'Dancing with the Stars' tour bus involved in fatal multi-car crash
UPI News Service, 02/06/2018
The "Dancing with the Stars" tour bus was involved in a multi-car crash Monday in Ames, Iowa, which led to the cancellation of a live show.
The tour bus was en route to Ames where the "Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night" tour was set to resume when it crashed along with 70 other vehicles on a snow-covered freeway.
One person died in the accident, Iowa State Patrol told KCCI, with five others critically injured.
Performers and crew members of the tour are recovering from minor injuries.
"Given this unforeseen accident, and the fact that the safety and health of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance, tonight's show at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA has been canceled," the statement on the "Dancing with the Stars: Live" Instagram account said.
"To anyone involved in the accident, the entire cast sends their best wishes for a speedy recovery, and their deepest apologies to all of the fans who have been waiting to see the show tonight.
Information regarding rescheduling and/or refunds will be available soon."
"Dancing with the Stars" Season 25 winner Jordan Fisher, who is a part of the tour, also commented on the crash on Twitter stating, "Thanking God for the safety of our crew. Thanks for the prayers and well-wishes."
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