Kenny Chesney ‘devastated’ over fan’s dying after Denver live performance

Country star Kenny Chesney said he is “devastated” after a fan fell to his death from an escalator after a concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, fell to the hall below just before 11pm on Saturday. during Chesney’s latest stop on the Here and Now tour. The drop distance is currently unknown.

The incident is being investigated as an accidental death, the Denver Police Department confirmed to The Post.

“I was devastated when I found out after our show that someone was missing,” the American Kids hitmaker said. The Denver Post. in the statement. “The people of Denver had so much joy and so much heart last night — and it’s heartbreaking to hear.”

“Life is precious. Sharing music brings us closer, and the love we share makes us so much more. There are no words for the woman who came to share that love. For the loss of her friends and family, I grieve with them and for them.”

A woman has died after falling from an escalator after a Kenny Chesney concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo.

The woman’s identity will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Denver Police Department told The Post.

On Saturday, Denver police tweeted that Empower Field was “conducting an external death investigation.”

“An adult female visitor to Empower Field at Mile High was seated on an escalator railing, fell to the concourse below and died of her injuries,” they said. the tweet said.

“My understanding is that nothing happened, it was just an accidental fall, I don’t think anybody pushed her or anything like that,” said police spokesman Nate Magee.

Empower Field in Mile High, where Chesney performed, issued a statement after the tragedy on Twitter.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the woman involved in the tragic incident at the end of Saturday’s concert at Empower Field in Mile High,” the statement read.

“Nothing is more important than the safety of our guests and Stadium Management Company is in contact with the Denver Police Department as they investigate this unfortunate situation.”

The accident happened just a few weeks after a a fan fell to his death from an escalator following The Weeknd’s tour opener in Philadelphia on July 14.

A concertgoer suffered a head injury after falling about 40 feet at Lincoln Financial Square, the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed to The Post.

After an investigation, police said the man fell accidentally.

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